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Campaign `80 / Reagan / Carter / Debates #272473

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's criticism of President Carter's economic policy noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Columbus, Ohio) Reagan's efforts to win Teamsters' endorsement examined; films shown. [REAGAN - attacks Carter's economy policies.] Importance of labor vote to him noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's economy pledges outlined. [REAGAN - comments on Polish workers' strike.] His campaign strategists' efforts to deflect criticism of Reagan's foreign policy statements noted. [REAGAN - comments on Carter's assessment of Edward Kennedy's speech at Democrat conv.] Immediate course of Reagan campaign outlined.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Vice President Walter Mondale's response to Reagan's attack mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Saint Paul, Minnesota) Mondale's campaign efforts in Minnesota examined; films shown. [MONDALE - attacks Reagan.] His defense of administration's grain embargo cited; Mondale quoted with regard to Reagan and China (PR). [MONDALE - campaigns.; mentions "Dr. Zhivago."]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Studio) Continued disagreement over president debates noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(DC) Dispute between Carter and Reagan over debates outlined. [REAGAN - comments.] National Press Club invitation yesterday recalled. [Reagan spokesperson James BAKER - comments on cand.'s criteria for Press Club debate.] [Robert STRAUSS - responds with regard to including John Anderson in debates.] Press Club's suggestions for all 3 cands. outlined; "Face the Nation" reported inviting Carter and Reagan for appearances without Anderson. Cands.' responses noted; positions of Carter and Reagan staffs on issue discussed. League of Women Voters debate said only one Carter committed to.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Bowen, Jerry;
Duvall, Jed;
Kuralt, Charles;
Spencer, Susan

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