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Democratic Convention / Anderson / Bush #511966

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Former governor and ambassador Patrick Lucey reported resigning as delegate to convention due to Carter nomination [LUCEY - comments.] Machinists union president William Winpisinger said intending walkout. [WINPISINGER - calls Carter names.] Some Kansas delegates said walking out of state caucus over move of Governor John Carlin; details given. Support of John Anderson by Betty Friedan and Eleanor Smeal if Carter doesn't campaign hard enough for ERA noted; Kennedy's role in dissatisfaction considered.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) John Anderson's current efforts to qualify on state ballots outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Anderson's reaction to Kennedy's withdrawal discussed. [ANDERSON - comments.] His loss of potential Kennedy support recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) George Bush's prediction of Reagan-Carter contest reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Jamieson, Bob

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