ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 09, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Nashville, Tennessee) President Carter's remarks at Tri-Citys airport in eastern Tennessee examined in light of his recent statement about Reagan and American unity; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] His later town meeting at Grand Ole Opry in Nashville noted. [CARTER - campaigns.] [Audience MBR. - asks about mudslinging.] [CARTER - responds.] Aides' reaction to day cited. [CARTER - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Birmingham, Alabama) National Maritime Union reported voting to endorse Ronald Reagan during his campaign appearance before their convention today; films shown. [CONV. - votes.] Reagan campaign's strategy towards organized labor outlined; campaign leaflet shown, discussed. [REAGAN - tries to clarify earlier statement concerning Clean Air Act.] Richard Nixon noted advising Reagan in recent past. [REAGAN - comments on Nixon's foreign policy experience.] Birmingham, Alabama, reception for candidate mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Joe Benton
(Studio) John Anderson quoted with regard to Reagan and Carter; his endorsement by hatters' union noted. Films shown. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson