NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 05, 1980
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(Studio) Senator Jacob Javits reported facing opposition in upcoming New York Senator primary.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Cand. Alfonse D'Amato's campaign noted aimed at Javits' alleged poor health; commercial shown. [JAVITS - comments.] Commercial noted quoting "New York Daily News" editorial calling for Javits' retirement; newspaper said reversing self today. Editorial shown in part on screen. Race between Representative Elizabeth Holtzman and Bess Myerson, endorsed by Mayor Edward Koch, Governor Hugh Carey and Senator Daniel Moynihan, discussed; films shown. [MYERSON - campaigns.] Other cands. noted include John Lindsay, John Santucci. [HOLTZMAN - campaigns.] Myerson said leading; possible faceoff between Myerson and Javits considered.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney