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Florida / Carter-Kennedy Battle #260925

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1979
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(Studio) Next week's Florida Democrat caucus said 1st test of President's strength; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) [The LANE BROS. - sing Carter campaign song.] Robert Strauss's campaigning. for Carter noted [STRAUSS - says shalom.] Strauss's audience noted mostly elderly and Jewish. [STRAUSS - campaigns.] campaign. efforts by other White House staff, include Jody Powell, Rosalynn Carter, Moon Landrieu cited. [LANDRIEU - campaigns.] Governor Reuben Askew said sworn in as Carter's new trade ambassador; films shown. [Miami Beach vice-mayor Mike FRIEDMAN - campaigns. for Senator Edward Kennedy.] Auction of 1960 John F. Kennedy campaign posters shown; John and Teddy's slogans noted the same. Org. labor slate mentioned. [Florida Draft-Kennedy Committee co-chairperson Michael ABRAMS - comments.] [Carter Committee national political director Jack WALSH - comments.] Original idea of state caucus outlined. [Florida Democratic party chrm Alfredo DURAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton (WCTV newstape) (WDBO-TV, WTVJ newstapes)

Cronkite, Walter

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