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Campaign `80 / Republican Platform #271621

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 11, 1980
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(Studio) Republican platform committee said approving preamble today critical of President Carter and Democratic party; preamble quoted. Senator Robert Dole and other cong. leaders reported meeting with UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Doug. Fraser this morning; call for tax break with purchase of United States fuel-efficient autos and for foreign auto mfrs. who make their prods. in United States reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Republican platform with regard to abortion, busing for school integration, capital punishment, ERA, gun control, 55 m.p.h. speed limit, tax cut, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II, grain embargo outlined. [Committee members Betty RENDEL, Margaret HECKLER, John TOWER - comment on death penalty, ERA, 55 m.p.h. speed limit.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [Courtesy "60 Minutes", Ronald REAGAN - discusses prior support of ERA, of abortion, personal income tax returns.] Reagan's attorney, William French Smith, said releasing his income tax returns for 1979 after Republican convention
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Remainder of interview with Reagan announced for special edition of "60 Minutes"; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Wallace, Mike

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