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Campaign `80 / Reagan / Carter / Anderson #267627

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 1980
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(Studio) Teamsters Union reported endorsing Ronald Reagan; his campaign efforts with Ohio steelworkers today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Youngstown, Ohio, steel industry discussed; films shown. [REAGAN - says Environmental Protection Agency forced plant's closing.] Cand.'s further remarks outlined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's analysis of pollution resulting from Mount Saint Helens' eruption reported [REAGAN - comments.] Environmental Protection Agency noted correcting Reagan's misinformation [EPA administration Douglas COSTHE - comments on Mount Saint Helens.] Amt. of sulfur dioxide pumped into atmosphere by the volcano daily compared with daily amount emitted by man-made factories; details listed on screen. Reagan's later suggestion that haze such as that found in Smokey Mtns. can aid treatment of tuberculosis noted corrected by Center for Disease Control spokesperson Dr. Kenneth Powell. Reagan's earlier statements based on inaccurate information or misinterpretation of facts recalled.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Anchor responds to viewers' reaction to graphics used in last night's report on Reagan's position on specific issues. Carter campaign strategy noted apparently backfiring in recent days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell reported announcing changes in Carter's campaign strategy; details given. Recommendations by Hamilton Jordan, Robert Strauss and Vice President Walter Mondale mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Haven, Connecticut) Supporters' response to John Anderson's financial problems examined; films shown. His showing in Massachusetts and Connecticut noted. [ANDERSON - comments; Patrick Lucey mentioned.] Carter radio commercial heard.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) "Campaign Countdown" announced for tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Engberg, Eric;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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