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Campaign 1976 / Florida Primary #244765

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1976
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(Studio) Top runners turn attention now to Illinois primary. Florida returns shown on screen with regard to President Ford, Ronald Reagan. Reagan campaigns in Illinois, hoping for miracle win. President Ford campaigns long distance.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) President does not rule out Reagan as running mate; bristles at report of such feelers at this time. [FORD - says the decision to be finally his, and he hasn't made it. Denies United States has slipped behind USSR militarily. Ford discounts Reagan allusion to his, Ford's, connection with Watergate.] 3-day Ford campaign opens tomorrow in Illinois and North Carolina. Howard "Bo" Callaway believes Reagan can't get non. Ford people elated by Florida win.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) President remarks made at meeting with Illinois newsmen at White House
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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