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Campaign `80 / Carter-Kennedy / Reagan / Anderson #272368

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's appearance before American Legion and his appearance in Boston with Senator Edward Kennedy reported.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Boston, Massachusetts) Kennedy's greeting of Carter and his efforts on behalf of President examined. [KENNEDY - campaigns. for Carter.] Films shown. President's response to Ronald Reagan's criticism of his defense policies outlined. [CARTER - addresses American Legion.] President's remarks with regard to B-1 bomber, MX missile system, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II outlined; Carter quoted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) [Ronald REAGAN - comments on Carter's speech.] Carter's speech to Legionnaires noted following Reagan's by a day.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Boston, Massachusetts) Legion's reaction to both speeches examined; new Legion ntl. commander Michael Kogutek mentioned. Pennsylvania delegation's response outlined as example [LEGIONNAIRES - comment on Carter and Reagan.] Recent study re: registered voters among American Legion mbrship. noted.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Kennedy reported spking. to American Federation of Teachers in Detroit after mtg. Carter in Boston.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Detroit, Michigan) Kennedy's campaign efforts for Carter in Detroit examined; American Federation of Teachers recalled supporting Kennedy's cand. [KENNEDY - addresses group; mentions William McKinley, Warren Harding, Herbert Hoover and Barry Goldwater.] Carter said addressing same group tomorrow.
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Chicago, Illinois) John Anderson said allegedly asking Patrick Lucey to be his running mate; Lucey's career, include dispute with White House and role as deputy campaign director for Kennedy, recalled. Details given. Governor Hugh Carey, Mayor Kevin White, Senator Henry Jackson said refusing vice president slot with Anderson.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles;
McNamara, Bob;
Spencer, Susan;
Stahl, Lesley;
Webster, Don
Duration:
00:08:20

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