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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1980
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(Studio) Former Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski reported chging. Carter campaign with abuses.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Jaworski's allegations outlined on screen; his letter with regard to situation shown, discussed. [Reagan/Bush campaign cnsl. Loren SMITH - comments.] [Attorney General Benjamin CIVILETTI - says letter has been referred to criminal div.; elaborates.] Press Secretary Jody Powell noted withholding comments; Reagan campaign officials' rationale for making allegations at this time reported.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) "Wall Street Journal" allegations that Reagan foreign policy adviser Richard Allen used his role in Richard Nixon's administration to seek lucrative consultant contracts for self and others examined; newspaper item shown. Allen's relationship with Datsun and Robert Vesco outlined; films shown. [ALLEN - calls item "Bolshevik storytelling."] Allen recalled registering as foreign agent for white Portuguese busmen. working in black African colonies; his explanation to Justice Department 2 years ago also recalled.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cleveland, Ohio) President Carter's exercise routine today noted; films shown. [CARTER - comments.] His and Rosalynn Carter's activities today, in anticipation of tonight's debate, examined; Press. Secretary Jody Powell's response to Gerald Ford's criticism of Carter reported Powell's further comments on controversy surrounding Richard Allen noted. Carter campaign's preparations for victory party on election night mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cleveland, Ohio) Reagan's preparation for debate and departure from DC noted. [REAGAN - acknowledges nervousness.] Aides' comments on cand. quoted; Reagan's final campaign plans mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) John Anderson's participation in modified debate arranged by cable network announced; details given. [ANDERSON - comments.] Cable News Network's procedure for their debate explained. [ANDERSON - comments.] Position of Anderson's campaign at present cited.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Cronkite, Walter;
Engberg, Eric;
Plante, Bill;
Schakne, Robert;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:09:00

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