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Campaign `80 / Idaho and North Dakota / Carter #269993

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1980
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(Studio) president Carter reported defeating Ed Kennedy in last night's Idaho Democrat caucuses; number delegates won by each, in Idaho and totally, noted. Ronald Reagan's showing in North Dakota Republican convention reported; delegates won by Reagan, George Bush, John Anderson listed. Carter's "Rose Garden" campaign, allegedly dictated by Iran crisis, outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Criticism of timing of Carter's political announcements and his continual denial of partisan pols. in situation examined [CARTER - responds to criticism.] Admin.'s timing of announcements concerning Iran crisis, USSR invasion of Afghanistan, Moscow Olympics boycott, draft registration plan, economy and Mideast peace talks with primaries and caucuses in several states detailed; featured in report are comments by Carter, Robert Strauss, Secretary State Cyrus Vance, Press Secretary Jody Powell.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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