CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 09, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to open convention campaign introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) Rptd. that some on committee for open convention want Kennedy to release his delegates or withdraw from campaign altogether. [Open Convention Committee Edward Bennett WILLIAMS - says we are close to victory.] [Draft Jackson Committee Edward CARLOUGH - comments with regard to open conv.] [Draft Edmund Muskie Committee King GOLDEN - says Senator Kennedy should withdraw from race, and that President Carter should release his delegates.] [Carter-Mondale Committee Robert STRAUSS - says Carter-Kennedy fight is over.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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