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Campaign 1976 / Campaign Ends In Michigan #243253

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1976
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(Studio) Both candidates will end campaigns in Michigan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Grand Rapids, Michigan) Report on why campaigns will end in Michigan. UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and AFL-CIO working for Carter; details of union support noted. Senate race between Democratic Representative Don. Riegle and Republican Representative Marvin Esch has generated excitement in state. Absentee balloting at all-time high in Detroit and Wayne Cnty. and several state proposals expected to bring heavy voting. Carter supporters optimistic. [Carter campaign coordinator Don O'BRIEN - says if Ford cancels places like Chicago to come to fight in Michigan, it means Carter forces in ballgame.] Telephone banks for both sides noted; in October, Ford's support has steadily declined, according to Michigan polls; "Detroit News" poll noted. Betty Ford's appearances here noted. Importance of Ford's winning Michigan noted.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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