CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1980
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(Studio) Platform planks voted on today at Democratic Convention listed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Convention action on MX missile noted include President Carter's efforts to sway Utah delegation; details given. [UT delegate Omar KADER - comments.] [Paul WARNKE, Defense Secretary Harold BROWN - debate MX missile plank.] Credentials problem, delaying platform voting, said blamed on Democratic national committee by Kennedy forces. [Kennedy advisor Harold ICKES - comments.] Results of Kennedy-proposed oil plank noted. [Convention secretary Dorothy BUSH - announces final tally.] Platform planks outlined on screen: health insurance, employment, ERA, abortions, social services, energy.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner
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