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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Stealth #272792

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) President Carter's campaign activities in Texas today examined; films shown. Importance to cands. of Hispanic votes noted. [CARTER - addresses crowd in Spanish.] His criticism of Ronald Reagan's proposal to meet Ayatollah Khomeini's latest demands reported [CARTER - campaigns.] Carter quoted with regard to Reagan. [CARTER - campaigns.] campaign. manager Tim Kraft noted taking leave of absence due to drug-use chgs. [CARTER - comments on Kraft.] Anticipated diffs. in amts. Carter and Reagan are expected to raise at various functions here noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Reagan and Republican leaders as well as running mate George Bush reported pledging selves to honor "Capitol Compact"; details given, films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns.] His meeting with same Jewish leaders Carter met with earlier noted. [Conf. of Jewish Orgs. chairperson Howard SQUADRON - comments.] Reagan's efforts to capitalize on Carter's problems with Jewish voters considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Republicans noting maximizing controversy over leak of Stealth aircraft info., possibly by Carter administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Representative Robin Beard said asking House subcommittee to call national security cncl. member David Aaron to testify with regard to allegations that he's source of leak on Stealth; details given with regard to ostensible memo Aaron wrote to Defense Secretary Harold Brown with regard to plane. Brown aide Peter Hamilton said allegedly passing memo on; subcommittee chairperson Sam Stratton quoted. Responses to chgs. by Aaron and Brown reported.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) League of Women Voters, representatives of Reagan and John Anderson reported agreeing on rules for next Sunday's debate; details given. Coverage of debate announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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