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Democratic Convention #66994

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1980
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(Studio) Kennedy forces reported losing floor fight for comprehensive national health program today at Democrat conv.; convention approval of Kennedy's job proposal noted. His speech tonight on economy issues anticipated.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Platform fight on ERA, Minority Report 3 with regard to jobs program, cited; details of Report 3 outlined on screen. Results of delegate survey on issue displayed; position of International Association of Machinists president William Winpisinger reported [WINPISINGER - comments on President Carter and platform.] [Representative Shirley CHISHOLM - addresses conv.] Carter campaign's efforts to mollify blacks with regard to economy reported; films shown. Rel. between Carter force's treatment of report number 3 and Kennedy's response towards party unity considered.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Carter's activities at Camp David today reported; film shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Carter staff's efforts to present image of unified party noted. [Press Secretary Jody POWELL, adviser Stuart EIZENSTAT, Robert STRAUSS - comment.] Ronald Reagan mentioned. [Carter's efforts to reach compromise with Kennedy's forces on economy issue said apparently a failure. [Richard MOE - comments.] Vice President Walter Mondale reported calling Kennedy today; details given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank;
Vanocur, Sander

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