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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #267188

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's campaign efforts in Michigan with auto industry workers noted; his overtures to steel industry yesterday recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Flint, Michigan) [Washington press CORPS - sings "Happy Birthday" to President] [CARTER - comments.] Carter's campaign appearances in Detroit, Michigan, with Ford Motor Company workers examined; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] His later stop in Flint, Michigan, where unemployment is highest in the nation, featured. [CARTER - campaigns.] Union leaders' assessment of blue-collar support for Carter outlined; Ronald Reagan mentioned
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Reagan's remarks on Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II and new strategic weapons talks with USSR outlined; Carter's response noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Jersey) Reagan's campaign swing through NYC, New Jersey and Pennsylvania examined; films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns.] His support for environmentally controversial hwy. project in New York outlined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's later appearance in Paterson, New Jersey, noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Question of his strength in New York and New Jersey discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rolling Meadows, Illinois) Importance of 9 particular states to presidential cands. explained; map shown. John Anderson's impact on race in Michigan and Illinois discussed; Carter campaign strategy with regard to Anderson recalled. [Michigan Anderson campaign spokesperson Lorraine BEEBE - comments.] Strength of Anderson's support in regions of Michigan detailed. [Michigan Carter campaign spokesperson Curt WILEY - comments.] [Michigan Democrat official Stu HERTZBERG - comments on Jewish vote in Michigan.] Recent poll results for all 3 cands. in Michigan listed on screen. [Michigan Reagan campaign spokesperson John GNAU - comments.] [Illinois Reagan campaign spokesperson Don TOTTEN - comments.] Voting pattern of downstate Illinois and Chicago mentioned. [TOTTEN - comments.] Anderson's possible impact on Illinois discussed. [Illinois Carter campaign spokesperson Mike CASEY - comments.] Findings of recent CBS News- "New York Times" poll with regard to Anderson graphed on screen.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) "Campaign Countdown" special announced for tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Stahl, Lesley

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