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Florida / Democratic Convention #501780

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1979
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(Studio) Florida's November Democrat conv., at which straw poll will be taken with regard to Pres Carter or Senator Edward Kennedy noted; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami, Florida) Caucus said being billed as 1st unofficial matchup between the 2 men; strong Kennedy support in Miami area mentioned. [MAN - says polls show Kennedy beating Carter in Dade Cnty.] Complexity of delegate selection process at conv., despite their irrelevance to Democrat ntl conv., explained Pro-Kennedy changes in system, called for by state comptroller Gerald Lewis, outlined. [Florida Democrat committee spokesperson Gregg FARMER - responds to suggested changes.] campaign. efforts by Robert Strauss and Rosalynn Carter cited; films shown.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker (WCKT-TV newstape)

Chancellor, John

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