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Campaign `80 / Republican Party / Anderson / Clark #511906

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1980
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(Studio) Outgoing Republican party co-chairperson Mary Crisp's assessment of party's condition after platform committee adopted Ronald Reagan's position on ERA and call for constitutional amendment banning abortion reported
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) [CRISP - says Reagan's chances to win are greater if party stands behind traditional position on ERA and abortion.] Platform committee 's action with regard to ERA outlined. [Representative Margaret HECKLER - asks for support for ERA.] Committee's final decision reported [Glenda MATTOON - comments.] Unlikelihood of convention floor fight over ERA or abortion noted.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) [REAGAN - comments on Mary Crisp.) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Pre-convention attacks on Howard Baker and Richard Lugar by Virginia group called the Conservative Caucus in effort to prevent their consideration as vice president cands. examined; Senators support for aid to Nicaragua said focus of attack. [Republican party chairperson Bill BROCK - comments.] Republican political quoted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Republican convention in Kansas City and Miami Beach recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Republican's choice of Detroit for convention examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - comment on Carter and Reagan.] Efforts by AFL-CIO to help Carter and city's history of labor union cands. noted; films shown. [John F.KENNEDY - says a Khrushchev respects only power.] [Lyndon JOHNSON - comments on unity.] Harry Truman, Adlai Stevenson shown; challenge to their philosophies by Reagan considered. Detroit as convention site said pushed by Brock. [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - comments.] [Reagan's domestic affairs adviser Martin ANDERSON - thinks candidate will get substantial part of blue collar vote.] [Mississippi delegate Billy MOUNGER - comments.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Efforts by supporters of John Anderson and Libertarian party candidate Ed Clark to get on Georgia ballot reported
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kiker, Douglas;
Pettit, Tom

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