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1984 Vote / Republican Convention #91348

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1984
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(5) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Dallas, Texas) Republican convention reviewed; films shown. [Maureen REAGAN - leads demonstration for Reagan.] Differences with recent Democratic Convention discussed. [At conv., Jack KEMP - considers party a new party] [Governor Pierre duPONT - denies 1988 presidential aspirations.] Republican moderates' concern over conservativism of party and platform noted. [Charles MATHIAS - fears party and country is in trouble if Republican party becomes monlithic and ideological.] [President REAGAN - jokes about Democrats' economy policies and drunken sailors.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - claims every war this century began and was fought under Democrat admins.] [Jeane KIRKPATRICK - refers to Democrats as ostriches.] Dwight Eisenhower's second term slogan recalled. [REAGAN - claims communist aggression has halted under his admin.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Koppel, Ted;
Threlkeld, Richard

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