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Campaign `80 / Midwest and West #267576

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 31, 1980
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(Studio) No. of electoral votes at stake in Midwest and West noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Youngstown, Ohio) Role of Midwest in United States pols. examined; maps shown. President Carter's showing there in 1976 recalled; Ronald Reagan's strength in industry regions noted. Individual areas within region discussed. John Anderson incl. in report [Ohio Carter campaign spokesperson Jerry AUSTIN - comments; Harry Truman mentioned.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Controversial issues in west United States outlined; West's role in `80 campaign examined in detail. Positions of Carter and Reagan in area discussed. [Governor Richard LAMM - comments on Reagan.] [Scott ALBERTUS, local BARBER, PEOPLE - comment on Reagan.] States favored by Carter staff listed; maps shown. Libertarian candidate Ed Clark mentioned; importance of California to Reagan noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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