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1980 Presidential Campaign / Illinois #269777

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 08, 1980
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(Studio) campaign. of Edward Kennedy for black votes in Illinois reported Kennedy's appearance at hdqtrs of Jesse Jackson's Operation PUSH announced. [KENNEDY - campaigns. and speaks for national medical insurance program.] Report with regard to Illinois primary introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chicago, Illinois) Large number of Illinois delegates to national conventions noted. Poll's with regard to Democrat cands. Edward Kennedy and Jimmy Carter cited [Mayor Jane BYRNE - endorses Edward Kennedy.] Backlash against Byrne said hurting Kennedy campaign Chappaguiddick also recalled and termed harmful to Kennedy's chances. [Bridgeport RESIDENT - speaks] Byrne said probably able to deliver Chicago, but that Carter is doing well in suburbs and rest of state. [Vice President Walter MONDALE - campaigns.] [John ANDERSON - says lie has to do well in his home state.] Both Anderson and other Illinois candidate Philip Crane said to lack large statewide orgs. in Illinois. Ronald Reagan and George Bush orgs. compared.

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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