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Campaign `80 / Crane / Republican President Candidacy #55280

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1978
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(Studio) Formal announcement of Republican 1980 president nomination candidacy by Representative Philip Crane reported Film shown. His appearance at Capitol with family noted. [CRANE - announces candidacy.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Background report on Crane, who representatives district north of Chicago, given. [CRANE - says Jimmy Carter showed something in coming from obscurity. Thinks there are no front-runners other than Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.] Films shown; political commercial on Panama Canal played. Reactions to Crane's candidacy noted. [Ronald REAGAN - expects many Republican candidates.]
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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