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Campaign 1976 / Shriver / Massachusetts #244217

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 01, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Sargent Shriver campaign in Massachusetts follows.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Quincy, Massachusetts) Shriver called in-law candidate. [SHRIVER - chats with crowd.] [Eunice SHRIVER - exchanges greetings in recing. line.] [SHRIVER - notes family connections.] Edward Kennedy said to have encouraged Shriver to run, but has not endorsed him. [SHRIVER - notes his role in foreign diplomacy.] Econ. revival of United States said by Shriver the main issue. Shriver made poor showing in Iowa caucuses; respectable showing in Mississippi. Hopes to be among top candidates in New Hampshire. Massachusetts is main hope. Membership in Catholic Church noted. Some believe Edward Kennedy will yet run and Shriver delegates will become Kennedy delegates. Shriver as non-office-holder said plus. Massachusetts loss would break Shriver.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Schieffer, Bob

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