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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention #66562

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1980
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(Studio) End of Republican convention tonight with acceptance speeches of Ronald Reagan and George Bush reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) Reagan's alleged opposition to Bush as running mate considered; films shown. Joint news conference shown. [REAGAN - recalls Gerald Ford's objection to being vice president] [BUSH - comments on being 2nd choice.] Bush political advantage against Jimmy Carter outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) Reagan's push for Ford and his final selection of Bush examined; films shown. Those wanting Ford reported as being: former White House military aide Robert Barrett, Alan Greenspan, Henry Kissinger and Reagan aides Edwin Meese, William Casey and Richard Wirthlin; alleged changes in president and vice president roles considered if Ford was to accept position outlined on screen. Alan Greenspan and; Henry Kissinger said wanted for Treasury Secretary and Secretary of State, respectively, if Ford's plan was accepted. Reagan's opposition to giving up or diluting president powers noted; details given, film shown courtesy CBS News. Ford's final decision and Reagan's call to George Bush reported.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Detroit) Negotiations said breaking down when Ford mentioned Kissinger and Greenspan; details given. The plan that would have been implemented had negotiations not broken down outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Studio) Further coverage of convention announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Reynolds, Frank;
Serafin, Barry;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:07:20

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