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Campaign `80 / South Primaries #269313

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter and Ronald Reagan reported sweeping s primaries yesterday over George Bush and Edward Kennedy; importance of Illinois to cands. due to John Anderson's strength there and possible candidacy of Gerald Ford noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Illinois showings of Anderson, Bush, Reagan reported [ANDERSON - says he can win vote of moderate voters here.] Carter's lead here now compared to his showing over George Wallace, R. Sargent Shriver and Fred Harris in 1976. Kennedy organization polls said confirming situation; Illinois Democratic primary explained. Kennedy's strategy with regard to delegate support and Mayor Jane Byrne outlined. [Illinois Kennedy campaign spokesperson Gerard DOHERTY - comments.] Republican procedures outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) No. of delegates won by each candidate to date listed on screen. Caucuses in Alaska, Hawaii, Oklahoma and Washington noted beginning last night; Carter reported dominating all but Alaska.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) Florida primary vote analyzed by CBS "News-New York Times" poll; details with regard to Kennedy-Carter contest, Reagan-Bush-Anderson race. Gerald Ford mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Morton, Bruce

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