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Campaign 1976 / Massachusetts / Wallace / Jackson #244547

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 1976
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(Studio) Governor George Wallace and Senator Henry Jackson to join Democrats in Massachusetts primary.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Massachusetts) Wallace rally shown. Wallace will have spent 3 weeks here and $200,000 on media. Most rallies overflowing. He can capitalize on his antibusing and antiabortion stand. [WALLACE - says vote for him on March 2 will be like saying "the people are coming."] Wallace organization hopes for 20% of vote. He'll share conservative vote with Jackson and Jimmy Carter.
REPORTER: David Dick

(Massachusetts) Jackson rehabilitated his campaign strategy and style from `72. [JACKSON - says we'll be number 1 in Massachusetts. Supports strong trade union movement.] Massachusetts building trades unions aid Jackson. [JACKSON - says Carter wants to get rid of income tax deduction on hone mortgages.] Carter aides deny charges. Jackson thinks of self as liberal. His views noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David;
Stahl, Lesley

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