ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 17, 1980
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(Studio) Chicago newspaper polls said indicating close race between Ronald Reagan and John Anderson in tomorrow's Illinois primary; important of Illinois for Edward Kennedy and President Carter outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Chicago, Illinois) Kennedy's Illinois campaign examined; films shown. Effect of Mayor Jane Byrne's endorsement of him considered. [KENNEDY - campaigns.] Richard Daley's widow noted supporting Carter-Mondale ticket; son Richard, running for state attorney, said opposed by Byrne. Changes in ethnic communities since Daley's reign and effect on present day pols. examined; Democrat crossover vote for John Anderson considered
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur
(Chicago, Illinois) Illinois campaigns. of Anderson, Reagan, George Bush examined; films shown. [Republican state chairperson Don. ADAMS - comments.] Anderson's and Reagan's Illinois backgrounds recalled. [Winnebago Cnty. Republican chairperson James KELLEY - comments.] [Governor James THOMPSON - comments on Anderson's support for people like George McGovern.]
REPORTER: Jim Wooten
(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
(Studio) Carter's narrow defeat of Kennedy in recent Puerto Rico primary noted; details given. Overall delegate count for Republican and Democrat cands. listed on screen.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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