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Campaign `80 / Kennedy and Carter #501749

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1979
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(Studio) Kennedy for President Committee reported officially established in DC; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted with regard to campaign
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Edward Kennedy quoted with regard to announcement of cand.; his absence at occasion cited. Stephen Smith's role in John and Robert Kennedy's presidential campaigns. recalled. [SMITH - comments on Kennedy's position with regard to issue, Chappaquiddick.] Kennedy said making formal declaration of candidacy November 7 in Boston; details given. Senator's campaign plans outlined.

(DC) Carter's response to Kennedy challenge noted; his attendance at n.e. govs. meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, featured. [CARTER - comments on Senator's version of windfall profits tax.] [Senator Russell LONG - comments on Carter's statements.] Kennedy's name said never arising in Providence; importance of New England to Carter outlined.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Carter-Mondale presidential committee 's request to purchase time from 3 major networks and the network's refusal recalled; Carter-Mondale committee reported filing complaint with Federal Communications Commission today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Kur, Bob

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