ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 04, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(DC) President Carter reported planning to veto antibusing legislature; his letter to Senate majority leader Robert Byrd discussed, quoted on screen. [Rev. Jesse JACKSON - comments.] Ronald Reagan recalled announcing his willingness to sign such an antibusing provision.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Senate Democrats' position on possible veto of antibusing bill considered; Senators Robert Byrd, Alan Cranston and Daniel Inouye reported elected as Democratic leaders Details given. [CRANSTON - comments on new fundraising program.] Vice President Walter Mondale's farewell call on Senate Democrats said include swearing-in of Jacob Javits to honorary chrmship. of Senator For. Relations Committee; details given. Senator John Durkin quoted.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin Artist: Freda Reiter
(DC) Ronald Reagan said evidently selecting Alexander Haig, Caspar Weinberger, Richard Schweiker, Drew Lewis and David Stockman for cabinet posts. [Reagan aide Edwin MEESE - comments.] Time factor in nominees announcing their acceptance noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson