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Democratic Party Chrm. #275705

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 27, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Charles Manatt reported chosen as Democratic party's new chairperson [MANATT - calls for new beginning.] Manatt's background outlined. [Former party chairperson John WHITE and MANATT - regret recent election losses and praise current status of party] Democratic party's debt situation since 1976 outlined on screen, discussed; financial and technological aspects of Democrat and Republican ptys. compared. [WHITE - notes financial problems.] Jimmy Carter mentioned. [Senator Paul TSONGAS - predicts party infighting.] Vice-chairperson Lynn Cutler, Richard Hatcher and Polly Baca Barrigan discussed; George Bush quoted.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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