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Campaign 1976 / Florida Primary / Democrats #244766

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter has big momentum. Democratic returns shown with regard to George Wallace, Henry Jackson and Carter. Wallace second place noted. 11% split by other cands. and "no-preference." Carter goes to Illinois.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Carter faces Wallace, Sargent Shriver and Fred Harris in Illinois. [CARTER - believes Illinois to be test with Wallace. Wallace tactics assessed.] Carter later believes Morris Udall, Henry Jackson the other big contenders.

(Orlando, Florida) Carter may have gotten Vice President place on Democratic ticket by defeat of Wallace in Florida. Democrats indebted to Carter for beating Wallace. But Carter not now talking of No. 2 spot. Carter shown with family. Big losers in Florida were George Wallace and Ronald Reagan, cands. on right. Both say Florida not South state. Reporter agrees; notes cold [sic] weather in Florida.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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