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Campaign `80 / Carter-Kennedy / Reagan-Bush #512122

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's remarks to American Legion in Boston with regard to United States policy towards USSR outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Senator Edward Kennedy's greeting of Carter reported, shown. [KENNEDY - comments.] Legion's welcome of Ronald Reagan yesterday recalled; Carter's speech today outlined. [CARTER - addresses group.] Carter campaign's assessment of Reagan's recent foreign policy statements mentioned.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Kennedy's appearance before American Federation of Teachers examined; films shown. [KENNEDY - campaigns. for Carter.] Org. recalled supporter of Kennedy during recent campaign; audience's call for Kennedy to run again in 1984 noted. Difficulty in getting group to endorse Carter mentioned. [MAN - asks if President is good for them.] [AFT president Albert SHANKER - comments on Reagan, John Anderson, Carter.] Carter said addressing group tomorrow.
REPORTER: Bob Kur

(Studio) Ronald Reagan's defense of his position on China (Puerto Rico) and George Bush's efforts on his behalf in Peking with foreign minister Huang Hua reported; details given, photograph shown.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Reagan's campaign statements with regard to reestablishment of relationship with Taiwan and China (Puerto Rico)'s reaction examined; films shown. [August 16, REAGAN - calls for liaison office on Taiwan.] Peking press quoted on screen; reaction of Carter admin. to Reagan's remarks and United States-China relations noted. [Assistant Secretary of State Richard HOLBROOKE - comments.] Chinese reaction to situation noted in perspective of current presidential campaign
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Bernard;
Kur, Bob;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:06:00

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