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Columbus Day / Campaign `80 #56996

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1979
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(Studio) Columbus Day celebration in NYC, with Frank Sinatra as grand marshal, featured; films shown. Chicago's parade noted featuring Rosalynn Carter.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Chicago, Illinois) Mayor Jane Byrne's greeting of First Lady noted; Byrne's criticism of Carter last year recalled. Films shown. [BYRNE - comments on past criticism.] Incrd. funds to Chicago outlined; Byrne reported endorsing President Carter. Carter said in Chicago Monday for fundraiser. [Rosalynn CARTER - speaks to crowd.] Byrne's endorsement said coup for Carter reelec. campaign
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(Chicago, Illinois) Governor Jerry Brown reported in Chicago to begin 11-day, 5-state campaign; details given. Films shown. [BROWN - comments with regard to federal mass transit funds for Chicago.] Brown said not expecting many endorsements. [BROWN - says he doesn't expect much support from govs. and mayors.] Brown's meeting with Cook Cnty. Democrat chairperson George Dunne mentioned; Senator Edward Kennedy's campaign said placing financial pressures on Brown's campaign
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Results of latest ABC News-Louis Harris poll with regard to standings of Kennedy, Carter, Brown reported; figs. shown. Carter's news conference tomorrow said 1st formal meeting with press since July; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Geer, Stephen;
Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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