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Campaign `80 / Democratic Convention / Billy Carter Affair #272596

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1980
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(Studio) campaigns. of President Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy reported reaching agreement on next week's Democratic Convention schedule; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Parameters of compromise detailed; films shown. [Carter spokesperson Richard MOE, Kennedy spokesperson Paul KIRK - comments.] No. of floor passes given Kennedy troops mentioned.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(DC) White House official involved in negotiations quoted; agreement reported coinciding with apparent softening at White House to idea of open conv. Press Secretary Jody Powell noted not ruling out possible release of delegates by Carter. [campaign. chairperson Robert STRAUSS - comments.] Possible problems created by President releasing his delegates listed.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Carter staff said possibly willing to compromise on convention due to their satisfaction with President Carter's news conference last night with regard to brother Billy's Libyan connection.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:03:30

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