CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 26, 1980
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(Studio) Edward Kennedy meeting with New England and other E. delegates reported.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood
(Hyannis, Massachusetts) President Carter's trailing of Ronald Reagan in polls said cheering Kennedy. Mvt. of Carter delegates toward open convention also noted. Kennedy strategy with regard to open convention issue discussed. Scenes shown. [Voice of Paul KIRK - speaks with regard to matter.] Attitudes toward fight with regard to open conv. noted. [Gerry D'AMICO - discounts serious effect from fight with regard to open convention Recalls 1968 Democrat conv.] [Paul DEVLIN - says move won't look engineered, but as real decision.] "Billygate" as issue noted. [Ethel BUNTIN - says Billy issue is good ammunition against Carter.] Kennedy said non-committal on point. [KENNEDY - speaks of legitimate, righteous cause.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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