CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1980
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(Studio) Sharp attacks by both Reagan and Carter in today's campaigning. reported Hostage issue said prominent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Waco, Texas) Beaumont, Texas, Carter rally shown. [CARTER - speaks of "stomping" boots.] Waco, Texas, rally reported [CARTER - says Republicans spread horse manure.] Carter reported comparing Reagan hostage-release plan to Nixon's end-Vietnam-War plan. [CARTER - makes comparison.] Carter Chicago interview shown. [CARTER - would do all to free hostages even if it lost him the election.] rally said scene of Carter announcement of grain sale to China (PR).
REPORTER: Jed Duvall (WBBM-TV tape)
(Mississippi) [REAGAN - won't comment further with regard to hostage matter.] Reagan's rebuttal to Carter's "secret plan" accusations in Cable television interview printed on screen. Reagan rally in Shreveport, LA, reported Carter's calling Reagan warmonger said to have hurt Reagan. Econ. said now major Reagan stress. [REAGAN - calls Carter incompetent.] Reagan tour of South considered. Mississippi rally and endorsement of Reagan by Charles Evers reported Scenes shown.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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