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Florida / Carter-Kennedy Test #56573

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1979
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(Studio) Florida's Democrat caucus tomorrow said 1st test of strength between President Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Miami, Florida) Radio commercial for Kennedy played; importance of caucus to Carter and Kennedy forces noted, especially results in several counties. Counties named, maps shown. Efforts by Carter and Kennedy forces to gain votes outlined; importance of tomorrow's vote noted.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Miami, Florida) Democrat state chairperson Ann Cramer's response to cand.'s reaction to caucus noted. [CRAMER - says it's ludicrous.] Dvt. of idea several yrs ago recalled; anticipated amount spent by cands. mentioned. [CRAMER - comments.] Cramer's vote against straw ballot this year explained.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Robinson, Max;
Sherr, Lynn;
Vanocur, Sander

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