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Campaign `80 / Reagan / Carter / Anderson #62891

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser Richard Allen reported withdrawing from campaign staff; President Carter said also facing potentially embarrassing situation with regard to brother Billy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New Orleans, Louisiana) "Wall Street Journal" allegations that Allen leaked information in effort to profit from business ventures recalled; statement by Reagan chief of staff Ed Meese, and distributed by press secretary Lyn Nofziger, outlined. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan's campaign efforts today noted. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Implications of today's activities within Reagan camp mentioned.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(DC) "Wall Street Journal" report recalled; specifics of Allen's alleged behavior during term with Nixon administration outlined on screen. Grumman aircraft corporation mentioned. [ALLEN - denies allegations.] Allen's role in Reagan's political efforts discussed; films, photograph shown. [ALLEN - comments.]
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Saginaw, Michigan) President's campaign efforts today examined; presence of Stanley Walesa, father of Polish labor leader Lech Walesa, and New York City Mayor Ed Koch at functions noted. [CARTER - comments on United States hostages in Iran.] President's participation in annual garment district pre-elec. rally discussed. [CARTER - campaigns.] Carter's response to leak of Justice Department report on Billy Carter case examined. [CARTER - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Justice Department's criticism of President Carter's response to brother's investigation examined; details outlined on screen. Report's criticism of Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti noted. [CIVILETTI - comments.] Recent report on affair by Senate subcommittee recalled.

(Studio) John Anderson's assessment of own abilities in dealing with Iran hostage crisis and his announcement of additional television time purchased on elec. eve. reported; upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Serafin, Barry;
Shepard, Steve

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