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Campaign `80 / Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Anderson #267431

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 1980
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(Studio) Ralph Abernathy's endorsement of Ronald Reagan last week recalled; Abernathy also recalled following Martin Luther King, Junior as head of SCLC. Current Southern Christian Leadership Conference president said endorsing President Carter today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's campaign address to black mins in White House today outlined. [CARTER - campaigns.; mentions KKK.] Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to KKK and recent murders in Buffalo, New York. [MINISTERS - sing "Amazing Grace."] Endorsement by Southern Christian Leadership Conference president Joseph Lowery of Carter noted. [LOWERY - comments on Reagan.] Boost to President by today's activities noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Continuing financial problems faced by John Anderson's campaign reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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