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Campaign `80 / Anderson / Iowa Senate Race / Women's Issues #512750

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 29, 1980
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(Studio) John Anderson's criticism of Catholic Church and Moral Majority, Incorporated for entering pols. reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Iowa) Senator John Culver's reelec. efforts, against smear campaign by fundamentalist religious orgs. examined. [CULVER - campaigns.] Moral Majority's role in campaign of Republican candidate Charles Grassley noted. [GRASSLEY - campaigns.] Specific issues emphasized by Moral Majority listed. [Iowa Moral Majority director Reverend Glenn JASPERS - outlines his strategy.] Results of latest Iowa poll with regard to pols. and religion outlined on screen; Grassley's campaign efforts at baseball game between Sons of Italy and Sons of Saint Patrick noted.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Des Moines, Iowa) Position of National Women's Pol. Caucus on several issues noted; organization's decision to support cands. endorsing women's issues and to oppose Ronald Reagan examined. [Caucus spokesperson Iris MITGANG - comments on Reagan.] Basis of group opposition to Reagan said due to Republican party's opposition to ERA; Reagan's current standing against Carter by sex and issues outlined on screen. [PEOPLE - comment on ERA, abortion issues.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Bode, Ken;
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve

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