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1980 Presidential Campaign #503520

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 03, 1979
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(Studio) Report that President Carter has authorized aides to submit plans for forming a reelec. committee given. Georgia Democratic Representative Elliott Levitas noted as source. Vice President Walter Mondale reported meeting Democrat officials in Los Angeles to bolster Carter's sagging popularity there. California Governor Jerry Brown said to have traveled around country to survey 1980 chances.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Los Angeles, California) Brown's trip described; details given. [BROWN - speaks against deficit spending.] [California assemblyman Maxine WATERS - terms Brown a demagogue.] Benjamin Hooks of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) quoted as welcoming open race for pres.
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman (WDIV-TV newstape, Detroit)

Simpson, Carole

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