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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention In Detroit #260150

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 1979
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(Studio) Conflict within Republican national committee in selecting Detroit as site of 1980 convention detailed. Michigan mentioned as Gerald Ford's home state. Detroit's Democrat mayor noted to welcome decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Convention reported planned for Cobo Hall. Detroit's rejuvenation of downtown area in last few years described; symbol of this said to be Renaissance Center. [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - reacts to Republican decision and states what it means for city.] Young's stated plans to try to get Democrats to hold convention in Detroit noted. [YOUNG - comments.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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