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Campaign `80 / Economy #269989

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1980
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(Studio) Impt. of economy issue for President Carter noted in his remarks in recent interview; upcoming primary mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's remarks to Pennsylvania reporters outlined. [CARTER - discusses economy, OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) price increases, Edward Kennedy's econ, policies.] President reported also attacking Kennedy for allegedly refusing to endorse Carter-Mondale ticket if it wins nomination; details given with regard to Carter's comparison of Kennedy strategy with that of Eugene McCarthy in 1968. Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint (Group W newstape)

(Studio) Kennedy noted making economy major issue in his challenge to President Carter; Ronald Reagan's attack of Carter's economy policies today mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Antonio, Texas) [REAGAN - attacks Carter's economy policies.] His Texas campaign and apparent lead over George Bush examined; Reagan's attack of Carter's farm policy outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Plante, Bill

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