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Campaign `80 / Anderson / Primaries #270766

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 27, 1980
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(Studio) White House reported reaffirming President Carter's willingness to debate Ronald Reagan, if he's the Republican nominee, but not John Anderson.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted on screen with regard to decision not to debate Anderson. [ANDERSON, REAGAN - respond to Carter's decision.] New Carter campaign effort with regard to Anderson considered; Reagan staff's aid to Anderson's efforts to get on ballots reported exemplified by Tennessee; details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) No. of delegates at stake in primaries today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Carter's standing at beginning of today's primaries with regard to delegate count examined. Situation in specific states detailed; George Bush noted remaining on ballots despite his withdrawal from race.
REPORTER: Morton Dean (KLAS-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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