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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 14, 1980
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(Studio) Threatened walkouts by various special interest groups tonight at Democratic convention reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Reaction of black delegates to Carter's lack of support for economy planks of party platform examined. [Illinois delegate Richard NEWHOUSE - claims President has boycotted blacks.] [California delegate Ophelia McFADDEN - recalls Carter's 1976 rhetoric.] Efforts by Carter supporters to curb revolt noted. [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - comments.] Carter campaign's concern about situation outlined.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

(Studio) John Anderson's trip to New York City after Kennedy announced his withdrawal recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Some Kennedy delegates said switching to Anderson. [Eva HARRYMAN, Harry BRITT - comment.] Anderson reported naming Mary Crisp, former Republican committee company chairperson, as chairperson of own campaign; his meeting with Arthur Schlesinger mentioned. [ANDERSON - comments on Democratic disunity.] Efforts to qualify for fall president debates noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Santa Barbara, California) Ron Reagan's reaction to Senator Edward Kennedy's speech to convention quoted; Reagan's use of Franklin Roosevelt quotes mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy;
McNamara, Bob;
Plante, Bill

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