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Campaign `80 / Stealth / Carter / Reagan / Anderson / US Olympic Team #273141

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 08, 1980
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(Studio) Pol. aspect of Stealth aircraft information with regard to President Carter and campaign. `80 noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter's efforts to defeat legislature calling for increase in military benefits juxtaposed against his signing of such legislature today. [CARTER - campaigns.] Senator John Warner, co-author of bill with Senator Sam Nunn, reported boycotting ceremony due to President's politicalization of national defense; Warner, Senators Howard Baker and John Tower noted calling for Senator investigation of Stealth leaks. [BAKER - comments.] Criticism of such hearings by Armed Services Committee chairperson John Stennis noted. [STENNIS - recalls Choctaw Indian perspective.] House said looking into matter; probability that Republicans will continue criticism of situation mentioned.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Focus of Ronald Reagan's campaign today reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kokomo, IN) Reagan's campaign appearance in Kokomo, IN, examined. [REAGAN - campaigns. with regard to unemployment, economy] His later campaign efforts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he met with John Cardinal Krol, and in Chicago, Illinois, outlined; films shown. Reagan reported meeting with Gerald Ford tonight; efforts by aides to control Reagan's public remarks detailed.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Results of latest Yankelovich poll, taken for "Time" magazine, re: Carter, Reagan, John Anderson reported; poll results listed on screen. Poll showings necessary for Anderson to qualify for League of Women Voters debate noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Albany, New York) Anderson campaign efforts on university campuses outlined; film shown. [ANDERSON - campaigns.] His position on debate controversy outlined. [ANDERSON - campaigns.] Anderson's campaign fins. and popularity discussed; New York's Liberal party mentioned.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Carter and Reagan reported co-chairperson of United States Olympic Committee's fundraising drive; question of whether they will appear in ad for United States Olympic athletes considered. Issues raised by White House with regard to pictures of each cand. detailed; Reagan's campaign chairperson William Casey's response outlined.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob;
Jones, Phil;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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