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Democratic Convention #511980

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1980
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter, said arriving in New York City today, Nomination at Democrat conv. tonight noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Question of Senator Edward Kennedy's support of Carter candidacy noted. [CARTER - greets crowd.] His praise of delegates for role in rules fight cited. [CARTER - comments.] President reported calling Kennedy. [CARTER - comments on Kennedy.] Possible meeting between Carter and Kennedy tomorrow discussed.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) Carter's objection to some platform planks and necessity of his putting such objections into writing noted; convention chairperson Thomas P. O'Neill recalled ruling on adoption of Kennedy's jobs plank.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [O'NEILL - announces passage of plank.] Kennedy's influence on platform and Carter's response examined. [KENNEDY - addresses conv.] Kennedy's call for personal commitment from Carter on platform in exchange for his endorsement of President's candidate noted; positions of each camp outlined.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Carter's attitude towards Kennedy planks said crucial in his effort to win the fall campaign; jobs program and ERA planks noted most important. Details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Continuing coverage announced.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:06:00

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