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Campaign `80 / Carter, Kennedy / Reagan #272389

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 22, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter, following Senator Edward Kennedy to teachers convention in Detroit, said accepting endorsement Kennedy had recommended.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(DC) Carter's appearance before American Federation of Teachers examined; films shown. Org. recalled supporting Kennedy; President's speech, include reference to strikes in Poland, outlined. [CARTER - addresses group.] Ronald Reagan's recent endorsement of Vietnam War mentioned. [CARTER - campaigns.] Carter, dissatisfied with way League of Women Voters is organizing debates, said not sure whether he's committed to participating in them or not; details given.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Role of born-again Christians in current political campaign noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Dallas, Texas) Reagan's appearance before Moral Majority and group's political role examined; films shown. [W.A. CRISWELL, Representative Guy VANDER JAGT - address group.] Issues organization is for and against listed. ["Old Time Gospel Hour" spokesperson Reverend Jerry FALWELL - comments on Republican party platform and president Carter.] Concern that Reagan and local pols. are being used by religious fundamentalists discussed. [Republican precinct chairperson Maurice SCHERMANN - comments.] [Dallas county Republican chairperson Fred MEYER - comments.] Demonstration opposing Moral Majority noted, shown.
REPORTER: David Dick

Kuralt, Charles;
Dick, David;
Kuralt, Charles;
Stahl, Lesley

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