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President / New England Visit #239570

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford flies to New England for bicentennial trip. In New Hampshire, President's remarks seem to focus on 1976 rather than 1776.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Manchester, New Hampshire) New Hampshire Governor Meldrim Thomson greets President at airport; Thomson potential `76 presidential candidate. President hasn't said if he'll enter primaries, but day's visit has all trappings of military swing.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Concord, New Hampshire) Crowd enthusiastic here. [PRES. - says federal government can no longer increase federal spending at same rate it has in past.] More speeches just like today's planned for future.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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