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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention #271714

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1980
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(Studio) Tonight's nomination of Ronald Reagan at Republican convention and efforts to overcome Gerald Ford's opposition to being vice president reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit) 2nd Reagan-Ford meeting and pressure on Ford to accept vice president spot discussed; men said joined by Henry Kissinger, Alan Greenspan and others. Betty Ford, Howard Baker quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit) Reagan noted sitting between George Bush and Jack Kemp at today's luncheon; Bush said 2nd choice of many if Ford refuses job. Nancy Reagan mentioned; chances of Kemp, Don. Rumsfeld, Guy Vander Jagt discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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