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Campaign `80 / South Carolina Primary / Ford / Kennedy / Anderson #64894

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1980
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(Studio) Tomorrow's Republican primary in South Carolina noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Columbia, SC) Transformation of South Carolina Republican party discussed; films shown. Strength of Ronald Reagan considered. [REAGAN - comments on south primaries.] [John CONNALLY - campaigns.] Importance of primary to Connally outlined; Strom Thurmond mentioned. George Bush's campaign here examined. [BUSH - says it's a 2-man race.] Goals of each in South Carolina cited.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Gerald Ford's race in 1976 against Ronald Reagan recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Problems faced by Ford should he enter race now examined; films shown. Indiv. state support for Ford and Reagan in 1976 outlined on screen; Ford noted meeting with John Sears, recently fired by Reagan. [FORD - comments.] Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger mentioned. Those Jefferson quoted
REPORTER: Jim Wooten

(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's decision with regard to upcoming south primaries and President Carter's strength there reported; John Anderson said now requesting Secret Service protection.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Gibson, Charles;
Robinson, Max;
Wooten, Jim

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