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Campaign 1976 / Jackson / Illinois Primary / Daley #244829

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 14, 1976
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(Studio) On NBC's "Meet The Press", Senator Henry Jackson says Secretary of State Henry Kissinger can't take foreign policy criticism. Jackson passes up Illinois primary; to be in New York primary. Report on Illinois primary.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chicago, Illinois) Voters to vote for president preference and for convention delegates. Ford campaign in Illinois has been presidential. [FORD - says peace through strength has been his goal as President] Ronald Reagan has been on defensive here. [REAGAN - says expects to be in campaign until Republican conv.] Reagan says he'll be pleased with 40% vote. Democratic race revolves around Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. Democrats running are: Jimmy Carter, Fred Harris, Sargent Shriver and George Wallace. [CARTER - says he'll see crowd later in White House] [WALLACE - says has good chance to win in Illinois.] Harris can only win few delegates. Shriver went before Democratic party's central committee , hoping for Daley endorsement. [SHRIVER - says always voted (Democrat) ticket.] Daley wants to lead loyal Illinois delegation to convention He runs slate of pols. pledged to Senator Adlai Stevenson. Daley shown in August 1968, film of Chicago Democratic Convention Daley's political survivals noted. December 1975 film shows Democratic party chairperson Robert Strauss welcoming Daley back to Democratic fold. Illinois Governor Dan Walker runs his own slate of delegates against Daley's. Daley wants to oust Walker and elect his own delegates.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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