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Campaign `80 / Republican Platform / Anderson / Demo. Delegates #511890

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1980
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(Studio) Republican party reported ending its 40-yr. support of ERA and voting for constitutional amendment prohibiting abortion; both positions noted agreeable with Ronald Reagan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Human resources subcommittee hearing featured; films shown. [John LEOPOLD - warns about not supporting ERA.] Subcommittee 's final vote and revised party statement noted. [Glenda MATOON - comments.] Resolution recommending constitutional amendment banning abortion mentioned; both ERA and abortion issues said coming before full platform committee and possibly to convention floor.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Detroit, Michigan) Republican party foreign policy platform examined. [Former policy adviser Richard ALLEN - says message must be sent to USSR and allies.] Republican position outlined. [Lieutenant General Daniel GRAHAM (ret.), Prof. Richard PIPES, Senator Jesse HELMS - comment.) Policy calling for military superiority to USSR said adopted under chrmship. of Jack Kemp.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) John Anderson's arrival in Israel today at beginning of Mideast and European tow reported; his remarks on moving United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and on Palestinian autonomy noted. Battle between Kennedy and Carter supporters with regard to delegate voting at convention outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kiker, Douglas

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