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Campaign `80 / Debates #67436

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter reported refusing to join Ronald Reagan and John Anderson in League of Women Voters debate; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Carter noted holding press conference to dispute Reagan's energy remarks; film shown. [CARTER - states position on debates.] President said willing to debate with other cands. after one-on-one with Reagan. [CARTER - comments.] Results of survey of Democrat state chairperson re: situation reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Los Angeles, California) Anderson's efforts to reverse Carter's decision noted. [ANDERSON - criticizes Carter's advisers.] Anderson's compromise outlined. [ANDERSON - comments.] Campaign lawyer, negotiating with League, said convinced of futility of 3-way debate movement
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) League meeting with Carter and Reagan representatives examined. [Reagan aide Jim BAKER - notes Carter campaign's arrogance.] Reaction of League to furor cited. [League president Ruth HINERFELD - comments.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Reagan's statement on debates reported; upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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