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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Ford Finances / Debate Remarks #243229

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1976
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(Studio) Both Ford and Carter campaign in West and use some of toughest language yet in campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Albuquerque, NM) Carter uses list of what he calls discrepancies by President in pressing his attack; 1st with regard to Ford saying he didn't spend campaign funds for personal use. [CARTER - says IRS (Internal Revenue Service) report says Ford did use campaign money for personal use, include trip to Vail, Colorado. Says there seems to be discrepancy.] Carter also speaks about Ford statement with regard to eastern European domination by USSR . [CARTER - says Ford must have been brainwashed in Poland as George Romney was.] Also speaks of promised revelation of company names participating in Arab boycott of Jewish-owned or directed firms and Ford's lack of meeting public and getting out of White House [CARTER - says all Ford has to do to get facts straight is hold press conference with questions from news media to answer.] If Ford doesn't leave White House, Carter will tell public Ford afraid of making mistake; if Ford leaves White House, Carter forces say they believe Ford will make mistake.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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