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Florida / Democratic Caucus #56588

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1979
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(Studio) President Carter reported apparent winner in Florida Democrat straw vote.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami, Florida) Results of caucus said still being tabulated; ABC assessment shown. [Florida -Carter coordinator Jay JAYKES - comments with regard to aura of Kennedy invincibility.) [Florida draft Kennedy committee Mike ABRAMS note effect of lack of cand.] Carter staff efforts outlined, compared to lack of Kennedy efforts.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Kansas City, Kansas) Carter's Kansas City address at National Association of Catholic Charities convention featured. [CARTER - tells joke.] Later remarks at cnty. cthse. cited. [CARTER - quotes Harry Truman.) [Press Secretary Jody POWELL - comments on campaign) Democratic party chairperson John White mentioned. President and Rosalynn Carter's later stop at barbecue restaurant shown; restaurant named.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Results of ABC News survey of 50 Democrat officials around nation re: slippage in Kennedy support after Florida straw vote reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Vanocur, Sander

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