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Reagan / Republican Governors Conference / Election 1976 #237798

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1975
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's campaign schedule noted. Says he'll pick conservative running mate if nominated. Republican govs. meet.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wichita, Kansas) [Conf. chairperson Missouri Governor Christopher BOND - cannot afford intra-party squabbles.] [Vice President Nelson ROCKEFELLER - says no major American political party can long endure by directing its appeal to minority. Won't serve US to have ptys. polarized.] Major of 12 govs. at conference support Ford. [North Carolina Governor James HOLSHOUSER - says Ford would do well if election held today. Lots of work to do.] [Michigan Governor William MILLIKEN - says Ford hasn't built organization he needs, but it doesn't mean Reagan will overcome President] [New Hampshire Governor Meldrim THOMSON - finds a lot of sentiment for Reagan, not Ford.] [SC Governor James EDWARDS - says Reagan's chances of winning may be greater than Ford's.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter

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