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Campaign `80 / Billy Carter Affair and Democrats #511712

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's problems with brother Billy noted incring. calls for open convention
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(DC) Open convention movement examined; Representative Michael Barnes noted recing. numerous requests for open convention [BARNES - comments on Governor Hugh Carey, Ella Grasso.] Democratic Representatives reported meeting tomorrow to plan further strategy; Press Secretary Jody Powell quoted on screen with regard to movement being group of Pro-Kennedy, Pro-Jackson people. Carter campaign chairperson Robert Strauss and Vice President Walter Mondale said allegedly polling Democrats with regard to their dissatisfaction with Carter. One group reported forming committee to draft Henry Jackson for president
REPORTER: Rebecca Sobel

Reporter(s):
Pauley, Jane;
Sobel, Rebecca
Duration:
00:01:40

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