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Campaign `80 / Candidates #260882

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 1979
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(Studio) Announcements of candidacy by former New Hampshire governor Meldrim Thomson, Senator Howard Baker, Edward Kennedy, Jerry Brown noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Results of "Los Angeles Times" poll of California Democrats reported showing Kennedy beating Carter and Brown; figs. listed on screen. [BROWN - says he's seen no indication of deep support for Kennedy or Carter.] [Kennedy fundraiser Adolph SCHUMAN - comments on Kennedy's popularity in California versus Brown's.] Brown noted announcing candidacy November 8, the day after Kennedy's official announcement.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

(Studio) Kennedy's meeting with Congress Black Caucus today reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Representative John CONYERS - says he's concerned about cands. and black votes.] [KENNEDY - comments.] United Democrats of Congress reported meeting with Hamilton Jordan; details given; films shown.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Jones, Phil

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