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Presidential Campaign Events (1984)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-11-04

Duration: 00:10:42

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1984 | United States presidential election, 1984 | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Bush, Barbara, 1925- | Bush, George, 1924-

Contributors:

  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Jackson, Jesse Speaker
  • Bush, Barbara Speaker
  • Bush, George H.W. Speaker
  • Eddington, Herbert Interviewee
  • Moore, Eulie Interviewee

Description

This segment from the November 4, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s report on the last minute campaign events in Louisiana for the upcoming presidential election between President Ronald Reagan, a Republican, and former Vice President Walter Mondale, a Democrat. It includes: Reverend Jesse Jackson’s visit to New Orleans for the Mondale campaign; Second Lady Barbara Bush’s visit to south Louisiana for the Reagan campaign; highlights of Vice President George Bush’s speech to the 1983 NAACP Convention in New Orleans; and interviews with Dr. Herbert Eddington and Eulie Moore, two African Americans supporting the Reagan campaign.