ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) President Carter's campaign stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, examined; films shown. His criticism of Ronald Reagan noted. [CARTER - campaigns.; mentions Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy.] campaign. activities with elderly, children, ethnic groups outlined. [CARTER - campaigns.] [Press Secretary Jody POWELL - comments.] Boost given Carter campaign by opponent's initial blunders noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Reagan's efforts to focus campaign on Carter's economy policies and his aides' efforts to counter criticism of Reagan's remarks in recent weeks examined; films shown. [campaign. director William CASEY, Senator Paul LAXALT - comment.] Reagan, in United Press International interview, said blaming press for public reaction to his remarks on KKK, Taiwan.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
(Studio) Govt. workers union, formerly supporting Senator Edward Kennedy, reported endorsing Carter.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Cincinnati, Ohio) Machinists Union president William Winpisinger, formerly endorsing Kennedy, reported refusing to support Carter. [Labor Secretary Ray MARSHALL - asks union to help keep Reagan out of White House] Unions' apparent sentiments for Kennedy and his remarks with regard to cmpqning. for President noted. [KENNEDY - addresses group.] [WINPISINGER - says they're with Kennedy.] Winpisinger's reasons for not supporting Carter outlined.
REPORTER: Mike von Fremd
(Studio) John Anderson, campaigning. in Detroit, quoted with regard to debates; League of Women Voters' commitment to incling. Anderson in debates if he qualifies, regardless of Carter's attitude, noted.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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