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1980 Presidential Campaign / Vermont / Massachusetts / Illinois / Southern States #64624

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 02, 1980
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(Studio) Primaries in Vermont and Massachusetts mentioned. Speculation with regard to Gerald Ford's possible president candidacy noted. "New York Times" interview with Ford quoted. [Ronald REAGAN - invites Ford to join contest.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Boston, Massachusetts) Massachusetts said crucial state for Edward Kennedy. George Bush also reported not doing as well as expected in his home state of Massachusetts. [John ANDERSON - says he is different from other Republican cands.) Anderson's effect on campaigns. of Bush and Reagan discussed. Anderson's campaign considered one which can win independent votes. Noted that large switch-over to vote for Anderson could also affect Edward Kennedy's campaign Carter concession of state to Kennedy noted. Rosalynn Carter named. Delegate counts of cands. cited.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Studio) Southern state primaries and possible delegates for President Carter discussed. Both Kennedy and Anderson said looking toward Illinois primary.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson and Lynn Sherr

(Studio) [Representative John ANDERSON - responds to anchor's questions with regard to his campaign and Bush candidacy.] [Lou HARRIS - questions Anderson with regard to Bush campaign] [ANDERSON - answers.] President Carter, Ronald Reagan, and Gerald Ford discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) All cands. said campaigning. except President Carter, reported at Camp David skiing with son Chip.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Sherr, Lynn

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