Description: A quick recap of the way the Democratic party has been moving since the 1968 National Convention and how Mondale is doing now. Footage from the Democratic convention in 1968, Gloria Steinem speaking in 1972, Jimmy Carter at the convention in 1972, Mondale on the campaign trail and speaking at a Union rally, introducing Geraldine Ferraro, shots of Ferraro on the campaign trail, Jesse Jackson, people campaigning for Gary Hart, people waiting for a train. Reporter voice-over throughout. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/12/1984
Description: Overview of the Democratic Primary candidates and what has happened in the race so far and the mistakes that have been made. Footage of John Glen, Walter Mondale, Gary Hart, and Jesse Jackson at debates and on the campaign trail with reporter voice over about their mistakes. Reporter standup. Footage of Ronald and Nancy Reagan on the White House lawn. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/11/1984
Description: Overview of the 1984 Democratic National Convention. Footage from the Democratic convention in San Francisco, Walter Mondale and Ted Kennedy shaking, Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro arriving, Mondale with Gary Hart and Jesse Jackson. Mario Cuomo, Jackson, Ferraro, and Mondale speaking at the convention. Reporter from the studio and voice-over throughout. Video problems in sections. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/20/1984
Description: Kris Rondeau speaks at a rally, intercut with shots of attendees. She talks about the success of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and their disputes with Harvard administration. She ends by introducing Jesse Jackson. Jackson leads a chant of “Keep Hope Alive!” for a couple of seconds. He speaks about worker pay, the economy, and Harvard. He speaks about workers at Harvard and claims that they cannot pay Harvard tuition. He speaks about hospital workers who cannot afford healthcare and states the need for a national healthcare plan. He speaks about equal pay for women, benefits for workers, and other problems in America. He speaks about the need for coalition and the need to push for change. He speaks about his plan to meet with Harvard’s president and what he will discuss. He speaks about Harvard’s endowment and its character. He speaks again about the need for coalition. He speaks about mistreatment of minorities in World War II, links this to current situations in Haiti, Somalia, Bosnia, and South Africa, and to current situations in the U.S. He speaks about the L.A. Riots and racism. He ends the speech with calls to action and takes a press question about his plan to meet with Harvard’s president. Credits over shot of statue and protest sign, over audio of man and chorus singing.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Story about how Walter Mondale was able to gain the support of Jesse Jackson and the Black Caucus. Jesse Jackson speaking, audience, Mondale and Jackson talking, Andrew Young speaking in August, Jackson's endorsement of Mondale, and Young on how most "Black issues" are the same as "White issues." Some video problems. Reporter voice-over throughout. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/18/1984