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Campaign `80 / Kennedy #56859

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1979
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(Studio) Establishment of Kennedy for President Committee by Senator Edward Kennedy reported; his formal declaration said coming November 7.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [Stephen SMITH - announces formation of committee ; responds to questions with regard to President Carter, Chappaquiddick.] Presence of Kennedy's sisters and son Patrick and absence of wife Joan noted; films shown. [KENNEDY - says he'll make his statement next week] Proposed campaign trips outlined.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Providence, Rhode Island) Carter's attendance at national regional govs. conference in Rhode Island featured. [Governor Brendan BYRNE - addresses conv.] Mayor Jane Byrne mentioned. [CARTER - speaks about windfall profits tax as approved by Senator] President's stop in Cranston noted. [CARTER - addresses crowd.] Rhode Island congress delegation said given ride on Air Force One, minus Representative Edward Beard, a Kennedy supporter; Beard quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Mackin, Catherine;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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