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Campaign `80 / Reagan / Democratic Convention #511995

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 14, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's assessment of Edward Kennedy's speech quoted. Walter Mondale's name noted placed in nomination at Democratic Convention by UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Douglas Fraser. [FRASER - nominates Mondale.] Question of Carter's ability to unify party and beat Reagan said still plaguing some delegates.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Problems facing Democratic party discussed by various Carter and Kennedy delegates. John Anderson mentioned. [SC delegate Lela Haynes SESSION, ID delegate Marie RUSSELL, California delegate Grayling WILLIAMS - comments.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Carter as candidate now compared to 1976 candidacy; Ronald Reagan mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Senator George McGovern, a Kennedy supporter, reported pledging support for Carter today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Pettit, Tom

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