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Campaign `80 / Democrats and Anderson #271493

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 05, 1980
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(Studio) Amt. budgeted by Democratic national committee to keep John Anderson off president ballots in November reported; Anderson campaign said already certified for ballots in New Jersey, UT, Kansas. Details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Austin, Texas) Pol. infighting with regard to Anderson in Texas examined; films shown. [Governor Bill CLEMENTS - says he doesn't care about Anderson.] [George STRAKE, Junior - comments.] Strake, Texas secretary of state, noted recently issued ruling affecting Democrats and Republicans signing petitions for Anderson; details given. [Mark WHITE - comments.] Opinion issued by White, state attorney general, with regard to Anderson outlined on screen. Basis of argument between Democrats and Republicans over Anderson discussed. [CLEMENTS - says he doesn't think much of Democrats] [STRAKE - comments on benefit to Anderson by in-fighting.] Probability of Anderson winning place on Texas ballot noted.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg (KDFW-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter

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