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Democratic Convention #511982

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1980
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(Studio) Democrat conv.'s approval of platform, include Kennedy planks on energy, oil companies reported; proposals lost by Kennedy forces outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Admin. efforts for MX missile plank outlined; President's letter to delegates on issue quoted. [Joe SMITH, Defense Secretary Harold BROWN - debate MX missile plank.] Final vote noted victory for administration; details given.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Kennedy's speech to convention recalled; his activities today, include lunch with wife, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Question of Kennedy's appearance with President Carter and Kennedy's concern over Carter's endorsement of jobs program plank examined; films shown. [KENNEDY - comments.] Limitations Kennedy staff wants placed on podium appearance with Carter outlined; conv.'s response to Kennedy's speech recalled. Films shown. [KENNEDY - addresses conv.]

(Studio) Kennedy delegates reported considering voting for him tonight despite his withdrawal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Situation among Kennedy delegates examined. [Delegates Sharon POLLARD, Robert ABRAMS, Rachel FULTON, Don GREGORY - comment on Massachusetts, New York, Iowa, and Nebraska delegations.] Connecticut delegates committed to Kennedy mentioned; situation with Kennedy delegates from California noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Further coverage announced.

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Kalb, Marvin;
Kur, Bob

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