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Campaign `80 / Pennsylvania Primary #270054

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 21, 1980
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(Studio) Significance of Pennsylvania primary, especially for Edward Kennedy, examined; films shown. [KENNEDY - campaigns.] [April 21, 1976, Jimmy CARTER - campaigns.] [Today CARTER - discusses campaign] Carter's refusal to leave White House said apparently working in Kennedy's favor in Pennsylvania. [KENNEDY - comments on Pennsylvania campaign] Antipathy of the 2 cands said reflected in TV commercials used in Pennsylvania; commercials for each candidate shown. Pros and cons of both campaigns. examined. [KENNEDY and CARTER - criticize each other.] [KENNEDY - campaigns.] Carter's commitment to race outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(S. Hampton, Pennsylvania) George Bush's Pennsylvania campaign examined; films shown. Endorsement of Bush by football coach Joe Paterno and of Ronald Reagan by Senator Howard Baker over wkend. recalled; John Anderson's write-in campaign mentioned. Republican primary in Pennsylvania described. [Pennsylvania Reagan campaign spokesperson Drew LEWIS, Pennsylvania Bush campaign spokesperson Thom TRIPP - comment.] 1964 effort by William Scranton with regard to Barry Goldwater recalled; film shown. Current governor, Richard Thornburgh, said neutral. [THORNBURGH - comments on Reagan candidacy.] Fundraiser for Ben Wilson noted. [Richard MOLISH, Andy WARREN - comment on party's unity.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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