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1980 Campaign: Crane Defector / Kennedy #266054

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 07, 1979
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(Studio) Philip Crane's fundraiser Richard Viguerie reported leaving Crane's campaign to work for John Connally; Representative Edward Beard said entering Rhode Island state pres. primary as stand-in for Senator Edward Kennedy.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Bipartisan aspect of draft Kennedy movement said lent impetus by Senator Robert Dole at Washington Press Club today. [DOLE - comments on Carter.] Dole's prediction that Democrats will dump Carter and go for Kennedy cited. [DOLE - says structure of Democratic party calls for Kennedy's nomination.] Dole quoted with regard to Kennedy's uniqueness. [DOLE - comments.] Dole's predictions of own capabilities in presidential race outlined.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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