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Segment 3 (The Reagan Campaign) #499839

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 21, 1978
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(Studio) Report on Ronald Reagan's apparent groundwork for 1980 presidential campaign.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Details given about Citizens for the Republic (CFTR), run by Lyn Nofziger, who ran Ronald Reagan's 1976 president primary campaign. CFTR headquarters in Santa Monica and work that is going on there described. Reagan's own efforts to keep self in front of public, on radio and in newspapers, in speaking engagements and news conferences, outlined. Other methods used in keeping Reagan before public and working with conservative Republicans now trying for office described. [NOFZIGER - discusses Reagan's outlook and demand for him to run for president in 1980.] [REAGAN - responds to questions about his age.] Need for Reagan to decide early in campaign about making run noted.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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