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Democratic Convention / Anderson / Reagan-Bush #66996

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 12, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Senator Edward Kennedy's speech tonight discussed; film shown. [KENNEDY - comments.] His decision to withdraw from campaign recalled. [KENNEDY - withdraws candidacy; mentions telephone call to President Carter.] Kennedy's commitment to economy issues noted.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin Unsigned sketches

(NYC) Kennedy operatives reported continue to work convention floor despite not having a cand.; details given, films shown. [New York City council president Carol BELLAMY - comments.] Kennedy delegate Patrick Lucey reported resigning as delegate prior to rules vote. [LUCEY - says he'll support John Anderson if not Carter.] [Delegate Mike SAWYER - says he won't vote for Carter.] [Reverend Jim LAWSON - notes impotence of Kennedy delegates.] [Representative Barbara MIKULSKI - comments on Kennedy.] Sentiments of Kennedy delegates outlined.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report introduced with regard to John Anderson.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) John Anderson campaign's response to Kennedy's withdrawal from race discussed. [Anderson political director Mike JONES - comments.] Anderson's written statement today with regard to Kennedy quoted in part on screen; focus of his immediate campaign outlined.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Today's activities of Ronald Reagan and George Bush reported; upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Compton, Ann;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Sherr, Lynn;
Mackin, Catherine

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