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Campaign 1976 / Debate / Carter / Ford #243187

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1976
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(Studio) Both Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter prepare for debate on foreign policy at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Carter visits site of debate; issues he might raise incl. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger's part in foreign policy, Mayaguez affair and insensitivity in administration, using Earl Butz affair as example [CARTER - says Butz issue is domestic but also has foreign policy effect.] Comments of Carter aides on debate cited; aides expect win for Carter.

(San Francisco, California) Ford also goes to Palace for television checkout; tells how he'll handle Carter's approach to Butz affair. [FORD - says Butz has apologized as did Carter for "ethnic purity" remark.] Ford also talks about General Accounting Office report criticizing his handling of Mayaguez affair. [FORD - says

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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