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Kennedy / No 1976 Campaign #236299

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy withdraws as presidential candidate from `76 campaign.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Kennedy cites family responsibilities as reason for withdrawal. [KENNEDY - says total commitment to presidential campaign impossible, so `76 out of question.] Despite unresolved questions surrounding Chappaquiddick tragedy, Kennedy believes he could win Democrat nom. if he decided to run.
REPORTER: David Culhane

(Studio) Kennedy's withdrawal leads to boost for other Democratic presidential candidate hopefuls.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Senator Walter MONDALE - believes successful campaign can be conducted after Kennedy's withdrawal.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - says staffing and organization must be stepped up as result of Kennedy's decision.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Culhane, David;
Mudd, Roger

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