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Campaign 82 / Women's Vote #280784

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 30, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) Impact of women's vote on current election examined; findings pertaining to gender gap between Democrat and Republican ptys. in latest CBS "News-New York Times" poll outlined on screen, discussed. Gender assessment of President Reagan's job performances noted. [Democratic national committee spokesperson Ann LEWIS - cites women s economy vulnerability.] Split over ERA issue recalled. [Association of Univ. Women president Mary PURCELL - thinks women's presence at polls Tuesday will count.]
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

(Studio) Division among women voters in New Jersey over Senate race there noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Newark, New Jersey) New Jersey Senate race between Millicent Fenwick and Frank Lautenberg examined. Panels from "Doonesbury" shown courtesy G.B. Trudeau Universal Press Syndicate. (Time-date line jumps across screen.) [FENWICK - acknowledges ego aspect of being Senator] [LAUTENBERG - notes Fenwick's charisma.] Amt. spent by Lautenberg in campaign so far noted. [LAUTENBERG - comments on his persistence.] [FENWICK, LAUTENBERG - debate econs., Social Security, tax cuts.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - campaigns. for Lautenberg.] President Reagan's campaigning. efforts on behalf of Fenwick recalled. [FENWICK - is disappointed by nature of Lautenberg's attacks.] [LAUTENBERG - blames Republicans for unemployment.] [FENWICK - considers possible loss.] [LAUTENBERG - comments.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Kelley, Chris;
Schieffer, Bob;
Snyder, Joan

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