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Ford / Illinois / Nebraska #237065

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 01, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford travels in Midwest.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Skokie, Illinois) Police pile on man outside Ford's hotel because he refused to take his hands out of his pockets. Press Secretary Ron Nessen says he wasn't armed and Secret Service didn't consider him dangerous. Deranged unarmed man arrested. Ford meets with mayors and urges them to lobby for new federal revenue-sharing legislature Freeway blocked off for Ford's route to airport.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Omaha, Nebraska) Ford greets crowd at Offutt AFB. Appears on local television show. Says he may extend tax cut. Attends regional White House conference
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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