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1984 Vote / Mondale, Black Leaders and Mondale, Reagan #91400

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1984
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(Studio) John Anderson noted announcing endorsement of Walter Mondale today.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Champagne, Illinois) Crowd for Anderson's announcement, with Mondale, noted largest in Mondale's campaign; films shown. [ANDERSON - asks his supporters to back Mondale-Ferraro ticket.] Anderson said heading Independents for Mondale; details given. Anderson's praise of Mondale's stand on disarmament and econs. noted. [MONDALE - attributes his current private life to Anderson's presidential candidacy.] Gary Hart mentioned.

(Studio) Importance of Jesse Jackson and black vote to Mondale noted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) [July 17, JACKSON - will support Democratic party's nominee.] Role of minority voters in Mondale's campaign examined. [July 25, JACKSON - feels that he left Democratic Convention empty-handed.] [August 17, Andrew YOUNG - calls Mondale's staff "smart-assed white boys" who won't listen to him.] Young's remark thought responsible for Minnesota meeting today of Mondale with black leaders [YOUNG - describes sense of exclusion felt by some after conv.] Black leaders' demands of Mondale listed. [YOUNG - notes black leaders have responsibility to turn out record number voters for Mondale.] Necessity of black support for Mondale to win considered.
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

(Studio) President Reagan's campaign activities noted; his presentation of medals to Brian Gill of Nebraska and James Morris of Oregon for saving lives discussed. Background to boys' separate incidents recalled. Films shown.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Hume, Brit;
Koppel, Ted;
Wooten, Jim

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