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Democratic Convention #272186

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1980
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(Studio) Continue competition between President Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy on economy plank of platform outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Phone conversation between Kennedy and Carter outlined; [Treasury Secretary Secretary Jody POWELL - comment.] [Aide Jack WATSON - Kennedy will campaign for ticket.] Hamilton jordan quoted with regard to Kennedy.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(NYC) Kennedy forces said continuing work on economic plank; films shown. [Robert KENNEDY, Junior - notes Carter agreed to 1976 platform.] [Paul KIRK - comments on unity issue.] Kennedy's speech tonight mentioned; telephone call from Vice President Walter Mondale outlined.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Reaction of Kennedy's delegates to his withdrawal and to tonight's platform fight examined. [Patrick LUCEY, Joe RAUH - comment on Ronald Reagan, John Anderson, Carter.] [Kennedy chairperson Tim HAGEN - calls for unity.] [Delegation secretary Monica NOLAN - comments.] [Carter chairperson Robert STRAUSS - comments.] International Machinist union president William Winpisinger said continue to organize massive walkout; delegations allegedly involved named.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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