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Campaign `80 / Republican Convention #66564

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) George Bush said minimizing differences with Ronald Reagan during primary campaign [BUSH - says he will emphasize common ground and will support platform publicly.] Bush and Reagan's position on tax cut, defense, ERA, abortion outlined on screen. [BUSH - comments.]
REPORTER: Susan King

(Studio) Tonight's agenda noted calling for 6 demonstrations.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit) Reagan staff's efforts to appease conservative opposition to Bush examined. [Maureen REAGAN - campaigns.] [Ohio delegates Bill BATCHELDER, Bob NETZLY - comment.] Representative Robert Bauman and ERA opponent Phyllis Schlafly noted meeting with Jesse Helms with regard to his possible vice president candidacy. [HELMS - comments.] Helms reported addressing convention tonight; his name said not being placed in nomination.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) 1948 "Chicago Tribune" headline, proclaiming Thomas Dewey's defeat of Harry Truman recalled; photograph shown. Last night's "Chicago Sun-Times" noted announcing Reagan-Ford ticket; headline shown. [Dorothy BUSH - comments on son's announcement.] Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
King, Susan;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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