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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.

(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

Chancellor, John;
Kalb, Bernard;
Kur, Bob;
Woodruff, Judy

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