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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #507707

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's response to statement made by President Carter last night reported; both men quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [REAGAN - calls for apology to US.] Reagan's campaign strategy in response to incident outlined. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Future course of Reagan's campaign mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Reagan's clarification of remark about Carter noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Last night, CARTER - comments on accusations against him and implies a Reagan victory will polarize the nation] Possibility that President's remarks are backfiring examined. [September 16, CARTER - notes rebirth of states-rights rhetoric.] [September 18, CARTER - backs down from earlier remark.] [September 22, CARTER - reduces election choice to that of war or peace.] President said refusing to discuss situation today; details given.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) President's successful use of town meeting format for campaign recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Clarence Murphy's question to President during recent Flint, Michigan, town meeting with regard to unemployment benefits recalled. [MURPHY - says truck drivers are dependent on Carter.] [CARTER - responds.] President's following telephone calls to Murphy noted. [MURPHY - recalls conversation.] Murphy's apparent dissatisfaction with President's invitation to White House and conversation there outlined; photos shown. [MURPHY - comments.]
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

(Studio) John Anderson said on all 50 states and Washington, DC ballot with yesterday's ruling in Georgia; details given. Anderson quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
O'Neil, Roger;
Wallace, Chris;
Woodruff, Judy

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