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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #507740

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's change in campaign style reported; his comments today on Ronald Reagan quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Nashville, Tennessee) President's campaign swing through Tennessee featured; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] His later response to question at town meeting at Grand Ole Opry in Nashville about mudslinging outlined. [CARTER - comments.] President's goal for new strategy mentioned.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Reagan's reiteration of position on debate with Carter and John Anderson reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Birmingham, Alabama) [REAGAN - comments.] His efforts to end controversy over his position on environment examined; Reagan's remarks earlier in week concerning Clean Air Act recalled, quoted. [REAGAN - denies comment.] Later contradiction of earlier remark noted. [REAGAN - comments.] National Maritime Union, which endorsed Jimmy Carter in 1976, reported endorsing Reagan today; details given. Reagan campaign pamphlet aimed at orgy labor shown, discussed. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's conversations with Richard Nixon noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Carter campaign chairperson Robert Strauss quoted with regard to Reagan. Labor Secretary Ray Marshall's criticism of Reagan mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House ceremony today announcing hydroelectric projects in states where President is in close race with Ronald Reagan noted; Nixon and Gerald Ford recalled using incumbency to their advantage. Carter's use of incumbency during campaign examined; New York, Illinois, Florida cited as exs. [September 29, CARTER - comments.] President's use of news conferences, town meetings and cabinet members to campaign outlined; Defense Secretary Harold Brown mentioned. Criticism of Carter during primaries for exploiting the incumbency recalled.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) John Anderson's criticism of both Carter and Reagan quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John;
Wallace, Chris;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:07:30

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