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Campaign `80 / E. and South States #267551

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1980
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(Studio) No. of electoral votes at stake in the E. states noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Importance of E. to Jimmy Carter's reelec. efforts and to Ronald Reagan's campaign examined in detail; situation cands. face in individual states outlined. Maps shown. John Anderson incl in report New York race between Jacob Javits, Elizabeth Holtzman and Alfonse D'Amato and West Virginia race with Jay Rockefeller and Arch Moore cited as exs. [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) Role of South states in campaigns. of all cands. discussed. [GOP regional director Lee ATWATER, Mayor Maurice FERRE - comment.] Carter's showing in South in 1976 recalled; individual states discussed. Significance of situation in Dade Cnty., Florida, noted. [Reagan spokesperson Linda CHERRY - comments.] Carter's standing among various ethnic groups in Dade Cnty. cited; Billy Carter's Libya connection mentioned. [ATWATER, Carter campaign director for SC, Bill PRINCE - comment.] Role of blue collar voters in region mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Reasoner, Harry;
Schieffer, Bob

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