CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 1980
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(Studio) Efforts by National Conservative Pol. Action Committee (NCPAC) to defeat 6 Senators due to their liberalism recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Status of reelec. campaigns. of Senators Alan Cranston, Thomas Eagleton, John Culver, George McGovern, Birch Bayh and Frank Church examined; films, photos shown. [NCPAC spokesperson John DOLAN - comments.] NCPAC's role in campaigns. of Representatives Steven Symms, Dan Quayle, Charles Grassley and James Abdnor recalled; NCPAC commercials shown. Lack of limitations on financial affairs of private orgs. such as NCPAC and recent criticism of their help by those seeking to upset incumbents noted. [ABDNOR - comments.] [McGOVERN, CHURCH - comment.] Amt. NCPAC will spend by election day and possible consequences mentioned.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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