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Campaign `80 / Primaries #269060

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 26, 1980
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(Studio) Function of early primaries noted; actions taken by Robert Dole, Jerry Brown, Ronald Reagan cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Firing of campaign manager John Sears, director Charles Black and Jim Lake by Reagan reported; details given. Reagan confident Ed Meese said allegedly engineering the purge; William J. Casey taking Sears place; details given.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Manchester, New Hampshire) George Bush's campaign efforts in 1111 examined; films shown. Evident effect of Saturday night's debate on Bush campaign considered
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Bedford, 1411) New Hampshire efforts by Anderson, Baker, Phil Crane, John Connally, Robert Dole reported; films shown, details given.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Carter's New Hampshire campaign organization considered; campaign chairperson Robert Strauss quoted with regard to Kennedy.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Kennedy's New Hampshire efforts examined; films shown. His stand on draft, Carter's White House seclusion, economy recalled; Chappaquiddick and gun control said hurting him here.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Jerry Brown's decision to skip all post-New Hampshire primaries until Wisconsin announced; details given. [BROWN - comments.] Brown's hopes re: Carter and Kennedy in Wisconsin outlined.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Roth, Richard;
Stahl, Lesley;
Tucker, Lem

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