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Campaign `80 / Carter / Kennedy / Anderson / Reagan-Bush Ticket #511508

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter reported telephoning Ronald Reagan to congratulate him on nomination and to challenge him to series of debates.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hollywood, Florida) Carter's campaigning. in Florida noted; films shown. [CARTER - comments on call to Reagan.] His further comments on Reagan-Bush ticket reported [CARTER - comments on brother Billy's association with Libyan government] Carter campaign aides said hoping political damage to President can be minimized.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy reported having no comment on Republican ticket.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) John Anderson, meeting earlier in day with Prime Min. Margaret Thatcher, noted responding sharply to Reagan-Bush ticket. [ANDERSON - comments.] His later remarks at Royal Institution of International Affairs examined. [ANDERSON - comments; mentions Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II.] Anderson reported announcing his running mate in next few weeks
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Ohio federal judge reported ordering that Anderson's name be placed on that state's general ballot; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob;
Palmer, John

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