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Campaign 1976 / New Hampshire / Ford / Reagan #244450

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns in New Hampshire.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dover, New Hampshire) Ford discusses economy rather than Ronald Reagan. [FORD - says econ. turned around due to sound policies and calm Americans] Mississippi crowd cheers when Ford promises to bring his family skiing here. Republican Henry Cabot Lodge endorses Ford. He won New Hampshire primary by write#n in 1964
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Portsmouth, New Hampshire) Ford visits rehabilitation center and a shopping complex. Pol. adviser, Rogers C.B. Morton, predicts win for Ford. Another aide says race too close to call.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Report on Ronald Reagan's campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Manchester, New Hampshire) At news conf., Reagan disputes Ford's claim that he is too far to right. [REAGAN - says Ford offered him cabinet posts, among them the post of either Commerce or Transportation Secretary Didn't want to be in cabinet.] Reagan disputes Ford's claim that he wants to invest Social security funds in stock market [REAGAN - wants to win New Hampshire primary.] Republican race close.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Serafin, Barry

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