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Campaign `80 / Illinois #64518

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 1980
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(Studio) Mayor Jane Byrne's decision to appear in Saint Patrick's Day parade in Chicago with Edward Kennedy and resulting tiff with president Carter detailed; Carter's Illinois campaign noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) President Carter's Illinois campaign examined; federal grants and loan guarantees distributed in state detailed. Films shown. (Audio varies throughout.) E. Saint Louis mayor named, shown, discussed; alleged hold-up of fed. money after Byrne switched from Carter to Kennedy noted. Illinois campaigning. by Chip and Rosalynn Carter, hsing. secretary, Vice President Walter Mondale discussed; films shown. [MONDALE - campaigns.] [Rosalynn CARTER - campaigns.] Benefit to Carter campaign by his absence outlined.
REPORTER: George Strait

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Chicago, Illinois) George Bush's campaign against John Anderson in Illinois examined; Bush television commercial shown. Significance of new campaign strategy for Bush noted; Ronald Reagan mentioned.

Hume, Brit;
Robinson, Max;
Strait, George

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