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Stealth Bomber / Campaign `80 / Reagan / Carter #67784

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 04, 1980
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(Studio) Defense Secretary Harold Brown's recent disclosure of new Stealth planes, invisible to enemy radar, recalled; House committee said questioning Brown's judgment in announcing matter.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) [BROWN - comments on leaks appearing in "Aviation Week", "Washington Post", on ABC.] His rationale for discussing Stealth at press conference outlined. [Representative Sam STRATTON - questions Brown.] [BROWN - denies leaking more information than media had.] Message sent to Brown on day of leaks by General Richard Ellis quoted on screen. [Representative Robin BEARD - asks about press conf.] [ELLIS - responds.]
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Jacksonville, Florida) Ronald Reagan's criticism of Stealth information leak examined; films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns.] Reagan aide quoted.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(DC) President Carter's appearance before AFL-CIO executive board to accept its endorsement noted omitting reference to Stealth leak. [CARTER - campaigns.; mentions Polish workers' strike.] Deadlock over Carter-Reagan debate criteria noted remaining. [Carter campaign director Robert STRAUSS - comments.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Further coverage of news leaks on tonight's edition of "Nightline" announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) John Anderson's campaign said ruled eligible to receive government funds; upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Serafin, Barry

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