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Campaign `80 #65436

ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 11, 1980
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(Studio) Presidential campaign said continuing. Delegate gains by Ronald Reagan and President Carter stated., Wyoming mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(No location given) Belief by Democrat voters that no president can solve nation's problems cited. Carter victories said based on personal traits. Issues of hostage crisis and inflation stated. Senator Ted Kennedy said to suffer from his negative personality traits related to Chappaquiddick incident. Makeup of voters supporting 2 cands. detailed. Democrat voters said still dissatisfied with both cands. Ronald Reagan strengths said to match core of Republican voters. George Bush voters said undefined. Bush's best issue listed as foreign affairs. Independent candidacy of John Anderson also assessed. Expectation that he will draw votes from both Republicans and Democrats stated. Expectation that a Carter-Reagan presidential race would be very close explained.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

Donaldson, Sam;
Sherr, Lynn

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