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Campaign `80 / Elec. #268094

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 05, 1980
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(Studio) Size of Ronald Reagan's win over Jimmy Carter and John Anderson noted; Republicans reported winning control of Senator
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Carter and Reagan's showing examined in detail; maps shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] Alleged reasons for Carter's loss considered; ethnic and racial voting patterns in this election outlined on screen. Pollster Pat Caddell's assessment of debate's impact on race quoted. [CADDELL - comments on Iran hostage crisis.] Issues believed to be the deciding factors by Reagan aides noted; Senator and House races discussed. Senator Barry Goldwater mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's promise of smooth transition into Reagan presidency recalled; President said appting. Jack Watson to handle details. Carter's remarks during meeting with reporters outlined, quoted on screen; photos shown. [Billy CARTER - comments on possible effect on brother's reelec. bid.] President's assessment of Iran hostage crisis and Cuban refugee situation with regard to campaign quoted.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Rather, Dan

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