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Campaign `80 / Carter / Reagan / Anderson #62673

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1980
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(Studio) John Anderson's remarks on possible release of United States hostages in Iran reported; President Carter's continued criticism of Ronald Reagan's social welfare proposals noted. Films shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Birmingham, Michigan) [Southern Christian Leadership Conference spokesperson Reverend Ralph ABERNATHY - announces endorsement of Reagan; mentions Martin Luther King, Junior] Abernathy's past support for Carter and Edward Kennedy recalled; his endorsement today, during meeting with Reagan and George Bush, outlined. [ABERNATHY - continues endorsement announcement.] [Southern Christian Leadership Conference spokesperson Hosea WILLIAMS - criticizes Carter; mentions Lester Maddox.] Reagan's alleged reaction noted; campaign tactics throughout day, and especially at Birmingham, Michigan, rally outlined. [Gerald FORD - campaigns.] Importance of Michigan to Reagan mentioned.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No location given) [REAGAN - discusses Jerusalem controversy; Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II; legislation of morality; abortion.]
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Interview with Anderson announced for next week
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Serafin, Barry;
Walters, Barbara

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