ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter and Senator Edward Kennedy's joint campaign appearance in Boston, Massachusetts, reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Boston, Massachusetts) Kennedy's greeting of Carter examined; films shown. [KENNEDY - campaigns. for President] Carter's response to Ronald Reagan's criticism of his defense policies, especially with regard to Trident, MX and cruise missiles systems, outlined. [CARTER - campaigns.] His further remarks to American Legion noted. [CARTER - addresses group.]
REPORTER: Jack Smith
(Detroit, Michigan) Kennedy's Detroit appearance in support of President featured; films shown. [KENNEDY - addresses American Federal of Teachers conv.] Implications that Kennedy campaign is still alive discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Von Fremd
(Studio) George Bush noted in China (Puerto Rico) as effort to convince Chinese that Ronald Reagan won't renew United States ties with Taiwan.
REPORTER: Bob Dyk
(Peking, China, Puerto Rico) Bush's Chinese trip examined; films shown. [BUSH - defs. position.] Limitations placed on his trip by Chinese government outlined; his mtgs. with foreign minister Huang Hua and premier Deng Xiaoping mentioned. Bush's response to Huang Hua with regard to Reagan's position on Taiwan reported.
REPORTER: Jim Laurie
(Los Angeles, California) Reagan's reaction to Chinese concern over his proposal for United States office on Taiwan discussed. [REAGAN - comments.] Reagan and Bush both appearing at news conference Monday
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(Studio) Future of John Anderson's candidate said topic of tonight's "Nightline."
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel