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CBS and Times Poll / Candidates #244277

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1976
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(Studio) CBS and "New York Times" begin poll series with regard to candidates and issues. Report on poll of 1500.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 65% of Republicans polled have favorable impression of Ford; 75% for Ronald Reagan. Reagan gets 76% for strong leadership ability; Ford gets 57%. Poll shows all know of George Wallace. Of other candidates, 35% have clear impression of Sargent Shriver; 30% of Senator Henry Jackson; 28% of Jimmy Carter. 16% of Senator Birch Bayh; 9% of Representative Morris Udall and Fred Harris. Issues with regard to abortion, detente, military spending, balanced budget and busing answered by Republicans and Democrats; %5 shown.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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