ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 14, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(ID Falls, ID) Ronald Reagan's efforts to mollify pro-ERA voters examined; his campaign pledge today with regard to women outlined. [REAGAN - promises woman on Supreme Court if there's a vacancy.] His further remarks on issue and on Democrat criticism of his stand on foreign disputes noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan's statements on Israel and debates mentioned; rationale for campaign appearance in Idaho cited as include show of support for Representative Steven Symms in his race against Senator Frank Church. Possible impact of ERA on Reagan's campaign considered.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(DC) President Carter's campaign efforts today examined; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns.) His criticism of Reagan's call for military intervention in international situations noted. [CARTER - lists ntns. in which Reagan wanted to intervene.] President's response to Reagan's promise to appoint woman to Supreme Court quoted on screen. [Carter campaign chairperson Robert STRAUSS - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Studio) League of Women Voters said reexamining John Anderson's standings in polls with possibility of excluding him from future debates; details given. Recent ABC News-Louis Harris poll findings mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds