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Campaign `80 / Debates / Carter / Reagan / Poll #267285

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1980
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(Studio) Carter campaign chairperson Robert Strauss' invitation to Ronald Reagan for one-on-one debate with Jimmy Carter quoted; Reagan's response reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) Carter campaign appearances today examined; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns. with regard to Iran-Iraq war.] His Boston, Massachusetts, appearance with Edward Kennedy noted. [CARTER - campaigns.] President's campaign strategy today with regard to Reagan and Social Security outlined. [CARTER - campaigns.] Poll results re: slippage for Anderson and benefit to Carter noted; George Wallace, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon mentioned.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Studio) Impetus of Reagan's campaign criticism of Carter today outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lima, Ohio) Reagan's Ohio swing today examined; films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's economy program outlined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's current standing in Ohio discussed.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) CBS "News-New York Times" poll with regard to Ohio noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Fairfield Cnty., Ohio) Unemployment situation in Ohio outlined. [Herb HARRISON - comments on being laid off.] Role of agriculture in state's industry cited in relationship to Republican campaign; boost given Carter in 1976 by state's Baptists recalled. Poll results with regard to Carter, Reagan, Anderson in Ohio discussed; details listed on screen. [Ohio Anderson campaign spokesperson Diana HETRICK - comments.] Cities important to Carter in Ohio listed on screen. [Ohio Reagan campaign spokesperson Jim WRAY - comments.] Minimum margin allowed Carter in one county noted. (Ohio Carter chairperson Tim HAGEN - comments.] Reagan's Ohio strategy examined; poll results among Ohio Catholics, union voters noted. [Union official Warren SMITH - comments.] Major issues covered by poll and results outlined on screen. Focus of Ohio campaign for both Carter and Reagan considered.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Data collection explained; "Campaign Countdown" announced for tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Rather, Dan

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