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Campaign `80 / Democratic Convention #512266

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 03, 1980
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(Studio) No. of votes necessary to nominate Democratic candidate and to defeat rule assuring Jimmy Carter a 1st ballot nomination noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Boston, Massachusetts) Kennedy staff's telephone survey of delegates said allegedly assuring them of enough votes to get open conv.; Kennedy's mother, wife, son Patrick mentioned, shown. [KENNEDY - comments.] Possibility that Kennedy won't win nomination even if convention rejects Carter considered.

(Studio) Edward Bennett Williams, chairperson of open convention committee , said insisting that it's not a dump-Carter movement [On "Face the Nation", courtesy CBS, WILLIAMS - comments on telephone conversation with President Carter.]
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Denver, Colorado) Open convention said topic of conversation at National Govs. Association mtg.; films shown. [PEOPLE - comment.] No. of Democrats here possibly supporting the idea mentioned. [Govs. Richard LAMM, John CARLIN, George NIGH, James HUNT - comment.] New York Governor Hugh Carey reported attempting to pass resolution among govs. calling for open conv.; President's campaign manager Robert Stauss mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

(Studio) American Bar Association head Leonard Janofsky's comparison of United States primary system with "Alice in Wonderland" reported.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

Kur, Bob;
O'Neil, Roger;
Pauley, Jane

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