CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 1980
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(Studio) Counterattacks between Senator Edward Kennedy and President Carter with regard to Kennedy's criticism of administration's handling of Persian Gulf area situation noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Exeter, New Hampshire) [KENNEDY - comments on use of State Department to attack him, purchasing of votes by federal grants, Carter's hiding behind hostages.] Kennedy's criticism of Carter's actions with regard to hostages outlined. [KENNEDY - criticizes Carter's use of last night's news conference as political forum.] Kennedy campaign apparent delight at Carter's conference with regard to political implications noted.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell's response to Kennedy's criticism of Carter's press conference quoted on screen; Powell quoted with regard to attack on Kennedy yesterday by himself, Carter and Secretary Cyrus Vance. Idi Amin mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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