× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Florida / Carter-Kennedy Battle #56967

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) 1st test of strength for Carter forces against Edward Kennedy noted taking place in Florida this month; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami, Florida) [Rosalynn CARTER - comments on caucuses.] Mrs. Carter's "we" noted include not only herself and President, but Vice President Walter Mondale, Jody Powell and Robert Strauss as well. [STRAUSS - comments.] Draft-Kennedy rally, at which 1960 John F. Kennedy campaign posters were auctioned off noted; campaign tactics of each camp outlined. [Florida Carter coordinator Jay HAYKES - comments.] [Florida Draft-Kennedy Committee spokesperson Mike ABRAMS - comments.] Anticipated significance to both sides of Florida caucus considered.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

Reynolds, Frank;
Vanocur, Sander

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.