ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1980
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(Studio) Republican party platform committee 's ruling on ERA and abortion yesterday recalled; party's preparations to nominate Ronald Reagan noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Detroit, Michigan) Platform committee 's resolutions on death penalty and gun control quoted on screen. [PEOPLE - debate 55 m.p.h. speed limit.] Amendment with regard to speed limit said passing; committee noted considering foreign policy and defense tonight, include rejection of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II and incrd. weapons and manpower. Those opposing committee 's amendments on ERA and abortion reported wiring Reagan in hopes of meeting with him with regard to statement less stringent than those issued by committee on Issues.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur
(Studio) Republican party co-chairperson Mary Crisp's criticism of party's conservative stand on ERA and abortion recalled; Crisp said stripped of all mention and involvement in convention h' party leaders Film shown. Preparation for arrival of delegates this wkend. noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Studio) Ronald Reagan said narrowing list of possible running mates.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Los Angeles, California) Reagan reported considering George Bush, Paul Laxalt, Richard Lugar, Howard Baker, Jack Kemp, Don. Rumsfeld, William Simon and Guy Vander Jagt; photos shown. campaign. officials said denying that list has been reduced to 3 names; threat by conservatives to withhold support of Reagan if he doesn't choose candidate of their liking mentioned.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara
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