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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention #66539

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 16, 1980
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(Studio) Republican convention noted formally nominating Ronald Reagan as its president cand. tonight; rescheduling of keynote address by Representative Guy Vander Jagt mentioned. George Bush said also spking. tonight.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) Reagan reported denying rumor that he's offered vice president spot to Gerald Ford again; details given, films shown. [REGAN - comments.] Reagan noted sitting between Jack Kemp and George Bush during luncheon for his caucus teams at Polish American club. [REAGAN - comments.] [FORD - comments.] Reagan said canceling appearances before Hispanics and young Republicans to work on vice president question.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Detroit) Conflicts in Reagan camp with regard to Bush as running mate noted. [BUSH - comments.] Reagan's reluctance to choose Bush said due to their ideological differences; details given. [BUSH - comments.]
REPORTER: Susan King

(Studio) Spontaneous demonstrations scheduled for convention outlined; signmakers' problem noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) [FORD - comments.] Question of Ford as Reagan's running mate discussed; films shown. Opposition to vice president slot by Betty Ford mentioned. [FORD - addresses conv.] Ford's mtgs. today with Henry Kissinger, Alan Greenspan, Bill Brock, Howard Baker, Robert Dole and Meldrim Thomson reported.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Further convention coverage later in broadcast announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Question of media overkill with regard to convention said subject of tonight's edition of "Nightline." Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
King, Susan;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Serafin, Barry;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:08:30

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