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1980 Presidential Campaign / Florida #265850

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to county caucus in Florida introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saint Petersburg, Florida) Stated that Florida Republicans caucus will not determine who becomes party nomination from state, because Florida has a primary. Cands. said campaigning. in state because caucus occurs before first primaries. John Connally's campaign in Ronald Reagan territory of Pinellas Cnty. reported Geo Bush and son Neal mentioned. Drawing for delegates to go to Florida convention shown. Informal poll of delegates chosen quoted. [Florida Reagan coordinator Pat HILLINGS - says Reagan would have won a popular vote by landslide.] [Connally campaign director Eddie MAHE - says we are building toward primary.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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