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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Kennedy #507727

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter reported changing his campaign tactics; background to situation given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) New Carter campaign strategy examined.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Carter and Reagan's current standing in South discussed; maps shown, indiv. states named in report
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Nashville, Tennessee) Carter's past showing in the South and Reagan's strategy there examined; films shown. [Reagan spokesperson Lee ATWATER - comments.] Reagan's south base noted. [Davidson Cnty., Tennessee, Sheriff Fate THOMAS - comments.] Thomas' assessment of current campaign mentioned. [THOMAS - comments.] Carter campaign strategy with regard to blacks outlined. [Reverend Martin Luther KING, Senior - comments.] President's arrival tomorrow in Nashville and his past showing in Tennessee mentioned.

(Studio) Teamsters Union executive board reported endorsing Reagan today; cand.'s campaign appearances in Ohio reported Films shown. His comments on Environmental Protection Agency and Mt. Saint Helens outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Edward Kennedy's campaign efforts for Carter examined; films, photos shown. [KENNEDY - campaigns. for Carter, Representative James Howard.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Bode, Ken;
Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom;
Woodruff, Judy

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