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Bush / President Candidacy #263665

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 01, 1979
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(Studio) Republican president candidacy announcements by Philip Crane, Benjamin Fernandez, Harold Stassen, John Connally, Lowell Weicker recalled; George Bush's declaration of eligibility today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [BUSH - announces candidacy.] Differences in Bush's physical appearance when undeclared candidate and now compared. [BUSH - notes political experience.] Factors possibly considered negative in Bush's political background listed. [WOMAN - answers phone.] Bush's campaign director noted former Reagan campaign staff member [Bush campaign dir David KEENE - says Bush must establish self as alternative to Reagan in early primaries.] 10-city, 4-day campaign swing by Bush noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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