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Campaign 1976 / New Hampshire / Ford / Reagan #244405

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns in New Hampshire.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Hampshire) Fords shown arriving.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Ronald Reagan to arrive in New Hampshire over wkend.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Ford volunteers call voters with regard to president preference. [Concord Representative John CLEMONS - wants to vote for Ford but has strong feelings re:write-in. Thinks Ford wishy-washy.] Ford television commercial shown. Campaign to try to change Ford's image. [Ford New Hampshire campaign director John MICHAELS - says Nixon's trip to China can make difference.] New Hampshire newspaper runs 1 cartoon and 2 editorials with regard to Ford pardon of Nixon. Ford campaign to try to convince voters that Rom. Reagan is too far right.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Concord, New Hampshire) Reagan's political organization noted. Reagan organization, Bonnie Danforth, orgs. campaign from Fremont. [DANFORTH - calls potential voter.] Reagan visited New Hampshire more than Ford. [Reagan New Hampshire campaign director Hugh GREGG - says Ford visits help Reagan; cites example.] Gregg says campaign has been dull.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Serafin, Barry

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