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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention #271685

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 1980
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(Studio) Joe Louis' desire to attend Republican convention due to arena being named after him noted; his disabling stroke recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) 1976 Kansas City Republican convention mood due to Watergate recalled; films shown. Diff. atmosphere at this convention examined. [Party chairperson W-.' BROCK - predicts control of Senator by 1982.] Republican governorships, party mbrships. since 1956 graphed on screen. [BROCK - noted debt to Jimmy Carter with regard to optimism of Republican party] Republican TV commercials shown. [Senator Mark HATFIELD - comments on possible repeat of 1952 Ike Eisenhower mistake if Reagan's election] [Mississippi delegate Clarke REED - comments.]
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Sawyer, Diane

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