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New Hampshire / 1980 Campaign #263376

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's visits to Portsmouth and Manchester, New Hampshire, tomorrow noted; report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Concord, New Hampshire) New Hampshire's role in national pols. examined. Eugene McCarthy, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jimmy Carter victories there recalled; films shown. [Senator John DURKIN - discusses Carter's energy policies and 1980 election] Results of "Public Opinion" magazine poll of New Hampshire Democrats shown on screen; Edward Kennedy's lead indicated. [KENNEDY - will support Carter in `80.] California Governor Jerry Brown's abortive speechmaking efforts in New Hampshire recently recalled; his political standing in New Hampshire mentioned. Draft-Kennedy movement in state reported [Representative Peter HILDRETH - comments on Kennedy move.] [Governor Hugh GALLEN - responds to draft-Kennedy efforts. expects Carter to win New Hampshire primary.] Lack of Carter popularity in state and nearness of primary considered [DURKIN - comments on New Hampshire resident's political sophistication; mentions Birch Bayh.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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