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Carter / Reelection Announcement #260924

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter reported announcing reelec. plans December 4.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Confidential memo to Vice President Walter Mondale and Rosalynn Carter re: announcement and campaign plans examined; memo shown. Cities to be visited by all 3 listed; map shown. Portions quoted on screen; commercial telecast night of announcement, made by Gerald Rafshoon, considered. Film being made in White House at present, "A Day in the Life of the President", mentioned. Rafshoon said hoping to reverse network's decision not to sell large blocks of time to cands.; possible complaint with FCC if decision not reversed cited. Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:01:50

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