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Kennedy / Presidential Election 1980 #53418

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1978
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(Studio) "Christian Science Monitor" item on possibility that Senator Edward Kennedy will run for President in 1980, despite Democrat already being in White House, noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Details given with regard to Kennedy's denial of intentions to challenge President Carter for 1980 nomination from Democrats Kennedy friends' reports that Senator is closely watching polls noted. [KENNEDY - has every intention of supporting Carter for renomination and reelec. Can't forsee any circumstances that would make him run for President in 1980.] Considerations of some Kennedy-watchers that he couldn't stay out of White House fight if California Governor Jerry Brown challenges Carter stated. Kennedy's meeting with group of school children at Capitol mentioned.

Clark, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank

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