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Campaign `80 / Kennedy and Carter #501785

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1979
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(Studio) Map showing mayoral endorsements for President Carter shown; some cities named. Chicago Jane Byrne's endorsement of Senator Edward Kennedy reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Chicago fundraiser 2 wks ago, where Byrne appeared supportive of Carter, recalled; films shown. [BYRNE - announces endorsement of Kennedy based on need for leadership] [KENNEDY - comments on her endorsement.] Resignation of former Senator Dick Clark from administration post to work for Kennedy reported [CLARK - comments.] Endorsement of Kennedy and contribution by National Treasury Employees Union also noted. [Union spokesperson Vincent CONNERY - announces union's support; mentions Carter.] Kennedy staff said confident of more endorsements from high-level Carter appointees.

(Studio) Kennedy office said telling Associated Press of inquiry into 3 traffic tickets Kennedy got 21 yrs ago; details given. "New York Times" article on incident quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob

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