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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #267610

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter's attack on implication of Ronald Reagan victory for US and Reagan's counterattack reported [Last night, CARTER - implies disunity in US if Reagan wins.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wheeling, Vietnam) Reagan's response noted. [REAGAN - calls for apology to US.] His further remarks outlined. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's campaign efforts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, examined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Cand.'s comments in television interview noted. [REAGAN - comments on Carter's efforts to split nation] Reagan aides' perception of President's attack mentioned.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) White House concern over situation discussed. [campaign. chairperson Robert STRAUSS - comments on Reagan.] Carter campaign's daily political report, gauging public and media's response to President's statements, examined; report's item on New York supporter showing rabbis film on Moral Majority, Incorporated, cited as ex. of Carter campaign strategy. Details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Reagan's apparent gradual shift from right to middle road rhetoric examined; films shown. [January, February, April, May REAGAN - comments on abolishment of federal programs, taxes, labor, aid to Chrysler and aid to NYC.] Reagan's later modification, reversal or omission of statements in following campaign appearances and literature examined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Roper poll results with regard to Carter, Reagan, Anderson reported; details outlined on screen. John Anderson reported winning place on Georgia ballot.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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