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1980 Presidential Campaign #265994

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 04, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to Republican forum in Rosemont, Illinois, for president cands. introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Rosemont, Illinois) [John CONNALLY, Philip CRANE, and John ANDERSON - address crowd.] Importance of Illinois primary to cands. noted. [George BUSH, Ben FERNANDEZ, Harold STASSEN - speak to crowd.] Issues on which cands. agree listed. [Robert DOLE - comments on presidency of Jimmy Carter.] Reporter speculates which candidate was most successful at forum. [Republican party benefactor West Clement STONE - says he hopes to have John Connally nominated because he expects Democratic candidate to be Ted Kennedy.] Absence of Ronald Reagan noted.

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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