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Campaign `80 / Maine Caucus #63986

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 11, 1980
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(Studio) Results so far in Maine Democrat caucus listed on screen; anticipated number of delegates for President Carter, Sen Edward Kennedy, Jerry Brown noted. All 3 said proclaiming victory.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Carter's assessment of his performance in Maine examined. [CARTER - comments on Iowa and Maine campaigns.; mentions upcoming Iowa and New York primaries.] [campaign. chairperson Robert STRAUSS - comments on press and politicians' reactions to ME.] Carter's 1st general televised news conference in 11 weeks reported being Wednesday
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Maine results reported energizing Kennedy campaign; details given. [KENNEDY - discusses Carter's refusal to debate issues.] Kennedy's speech tomorrow at Harvard and future campaign plans noted.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Brown quoted with regard to Carter and Kennedy. [BROWN - comments.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Augusta, ME) Interpretations of Maine results by Kennedy, Brown, and Carter camps examined. [Kennedy spokesperson Governor Joseph BRENNAN - comments.] [Press Secretary Jody POWELL - comments on New Hampshire primary.] Concern by Carter and Kennedy strategists about Brown outlined.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur (WMTW film/tape)

(Studio) Republican caucus procedure in Maine noted; results said expected March 15. Results of ABC News poll of state party chairperson across nation reported; standings of Carter and George Bush mentioned. Details listed on screen; indiv. cands. mentioned
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Mackin, Catherine;
Robinson, Max;
Vanocur, Sander

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