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Campaign 1976 / Ford #243251

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1976
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(Studio) Most national polls say presidential race too close to call. Candidates purchase of television time tonight on ABC, CBS and NBC noted. Carter and Ford both wind up campaigns in Michigan, Carter in Flint and Ford in Grand Rapids.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Report on Ford's day. Ford promises tax cut next year to offset Carter's refusal of such promise. [FORD - says he's for little taxpayer and against big tax spender.] In Columbus, Ohio, Ford notes endorsement of him by Ohio State University football coach Woody Haws. [FORD - says Hayes believes in winning.] President then goes to Michigan to speak in Detroit area; will vote in Grand Rapids Tuesday before going to Washington, DC to wait for returns. Aides say battle so close in Michigan, Ford could lose home state.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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