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Campaign `80 / New Hampshire / Kennedy #508977

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 22, 1980
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's birthday today and his New Hampshire campaign noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Kennedy's comments on current economy situation noted; role of alleged personal problems examined; films shown. Efforts by wife Joan, son, mother cited. [Rose KENNEDY - campaigns. for son.] Kennedy's attack on gun lobby outlined. [KENNEDY - says he rejects single-issue constituencies.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Issues of nuclear power, abortion and draft registration in New Hampshire race cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Durham, New Hampshire) Draft registration issue examined here; films shown. [MAN - comments.] Opposition to registration by Jerry Brown and Kennedy noted; results of University of bill poll reported [Brown campaign spokesperson Mike GAGE - comments.] [PEOPLE - comment.] Vol. efforts in New Hampshire on behalf of Eugene McCarthy and George McGovern during Vietnam era recalled; current status of registration in campaign discussed.

(Studio) Republican straw poll in AK, with Ronald Reagan winning, reported; showing by George Bush, John Connally noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bode, Ken;
Chancellor, John;
Wallace, Chris

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