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Campaign `80 / Carter / Kennedy / Reagan #512329

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 05, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's satisfaction with his performance during last night's press conf., Senator Edward Kennedy's talk of running mates and Ronald Reagan's speech to National Urban League reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Reagan's address to National Urban League outlined; films shown. [REAGAN - comments on economy] His later clash with south Bronx crowd in same area President Carter campaigned in several years ago reported, shown. [REAGAN and CROWD - exchange comments.]
REPORTER: Heidi Schulman

(Studio) Carter aides said jubilant at his performance in news conference last night.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House officials reported pleased with public and congress reaction to President's report on Billy Carter affair; details given. [CARTER - comments on Billy Carter.] No. of telephone calls and telegrams with regard to speech received by White House outlined; Carter-Mondale headquarters noted rpting. generally favorable reaction among Carter delegates.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) President's appearance last night said designed, in part, to counter pol. damage arising from Billy Carter affair.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Results of delegate survey after Carter's press conference reported [Delegate Ed CAMPBELL - comments on open convention and Senator Edward Kennedy.] Open convention movement said still viewed as effort to win nomination for Kennedy. [Representative Michael BARNES - comments.] Delegates' apparent loyalty to Carter discussed.

(Studio) Kennedy reported informing Senators Robert Byrd and Henry Jackson that they're on his list of running mates.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Kennedy's mtgs. with Jackson and Byrd outlined; films shown. [JACKSON - comments on Kennedy versus Reagan.] [KENNEDY - comments on open conv.] Kennedy and Carter campaign representatives said reaching agreement on conv. schedule; details given.

(Studio) Compromise said meaning that decisive moment of Democratic Convention will be early next Monday evening; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Bode, Ken;
Chancellor, John;
Kur, Bob;
Palmer, John;
Schulman, Heidi

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