NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 02, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter's cancellation of California trip reported; Vice President Walter Mondale's substitution stated. "Dump Carter" newspaper ads appearing in California reported promoted by Jane Fonda, Burt Lancaster, Hugh Hefner. Hollywood mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Los Angeles, California) Arrival of Vice President Mondale in Los Angeles shown, reported Mtgs. with Begin cited as reason Carter sent Mondale. "LA Times" anti-Carter ad shown, outlined. Group sponsoring ad reported called Democrats for Change-1980. [Democrat for Change-1980 spokesperson Norman LEAR - comments.] Ad noted to promote Senator Edward Kennedy for 1980 election Counter-dinner to Carter fund raising noted attended by primarily Jewish opponents to Carter's Mideast policies. Film shown. [Dinner sponsor Phil BLAZER - comments.] [Vice President Walter MONDALE - comments.]
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman