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Campaign `80 / Debates / Reagan #512766

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1980
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(Studio) Latest positions of John Anderson, Ronald Reagan and President Carter on debates issue outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Detroit, Michigan) Anderson's desire to participate in League of Women Voters debate noted. [ANDERSON - comments.] His campaign's financial problem outlined. [ANDERSON - campaigns.] FEC's desire to give funds to Anderson and probable results said reminiscent of Eugene McCarthy's situation.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) Georgia secretary of state reported announcing that Anderson doesn't qualify for that state's ballot; details given. Ronald Reagan's efforts to repair damage caused by his remark with regard to Ku Klux Klan and Carter on Monday noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(No location given) Press secretary Lyn Nofziger's comment on controversy reported [campaign. director William CASEY, Senator Paul LAXALT - comment.] Reagan campaign's strategy with regard to South states illustrated on screen; staff noted discussing support of their candidate by Alabama Governor Fob James prior to incident. [George BUSH - comments.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Jerry Wurf, president of State, Cnty. and Municipal Employees Union, reported endorsing Carter; details given. Carter's campaign activities in Philadelphia reported; films shown. Richard Nixon mentioned. Senator Edward Kennedy's telephone call to Carter and appearance in Cincinnati before International Association of Machinists noted; machinists said not endorsing candidate for November elec.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Jamieson, Bob;
Wallace, Chris

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