× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Campaign `80 / Carter #269360

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 14, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President Carter's excuse for not campaigning. directly recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Carbondale, Illinois) Surrogate campaigning. for Carter by US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Moon Landrieu, Trans. Secretary Neil Goldschmidt, Vice President Walter Mondale examined. Federal money promised by each in Florida, New York, Maine recalled; films shown. Overall federal grants Carter has pledged to cities and states this year outlined on screen; amount given Illinois since Carter's announcement of reelec. in December noted. President's use of advantages of incumbency detailed; films shown. Commerce Secretary Philip Klutznick mentioned; loss of federal funds for Chicago since Mayor Jane Byrne announced support for Edward Kennedy and E. Saint Louis' gaining of federal funds since Mayor Carl Officer announced support for Carter detailed. [OFFICER - comments.] White House officials said admitting friendly mayor more likely to receive federal grant. Reaction in Carbondale, Illinois, to grant loss after local congressman endorsed Kennedy reported [City manager Carrol FRY - comments; mentions Representative Paul Simon.] Group of Kennedy supporters said filing lawsuit chging. White House with improper use of federal money to buy votes; details given. [FRY - comments.] [OFFICER - says pols. and government go together; mentions Richard Daley.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.