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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan #267546

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1980
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(Studio) Controversies faced by President Carter's campaign due to Billy Carter's Libya connection and to Ronald Reagan's from foreign policy adviser Richard Allen noted; Allen said withdrawing from Reagan's campaign today following allegations that he misused his position in Nixon administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Newark, New Jersey) Statement issued by Reagan chief of staff Ed Meese outlined. [REAGAN - comments.] [ALLEN - comments.] Reagan's campaign swing through South states today examined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Hopes of Reagan aides for final days of campaign outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Justice Department investigators looking into Billy Carter affair said criticizing President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Justice Department's report on situation examined; Carter's response quoted. Report noted criticizing Attorney . General Benjamin Civiletti as well; details given. [CIVILETTI - comments.] Repts. on Senate subcommittee investigating Billy Carter noted calling for report to be made public; details given.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Press Secretary Jody Powell's allegations that Senators Strom Thurmond and Howard Baker leaked the Justice Department report cited; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill;
Schakne, Robert

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