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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 17, 1979
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(Studio) Pol. benefit to presidents by political crisis, such as Iran's boost to President Carter, noted; NBC News-AP poll results with regard to Carter's job performance reported "Des Moines Register" poll results shown; showing of Sen Edward Kennedy noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pollster Patrick Caddell reported warning President Carter of dangers ahead with regard to recent surge in public opinion polls; details given. campaign. staff mtg. at home of Tim Kraft last night noted. John Connally's predictions for Carter's popularity after Iran cited; beneficial effects from recent surge outlined Kennedy mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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