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Campaign 1976 / Losers / Coverage #245026

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1976
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(Studio) Report on campaign `76 and rhetoric of the "also-rans."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ohio) [Ex-Ohio Governor John GILLIGAN - says election repudiated him.] Film shows Gilligan after November 1974 defeat. Gilligan's concession speech noted for its sparseness. Many excuses for losing given in `76 campaign.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No locations given) [Pep. Morris UDALL - says goal was to finish 2nd in New Hampshire.] [Fred HARRIS - pleased by 3rd Place in Iowa.] [Sargent SHRiVER - happy for future (after coming in 6th in Massachusetts primary).] [Ronald REAGAN - delighted by 2nd place in Florida.] [Dropout, Lloyd BENTSEN - nice to be surrounded by Secret Service.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - says carried metro. Dade Cnty., Florida.] He came in 3rd in Florida. [Jimmy CAPTER - says snow hurt him (excusing his 4th place in Massachusetts).] [SHRIVER - says needed few weeks more (excusing 5th place in New Hampshire).] [REAGAN - says Florida not typical South state.] [George WALLACE - says led election at 1 time; then came in 2nd and close 3rd in Massachusetts.] [Senator Birch BAYH - cites experiences gained although TV announces loss.] Bayh received 7th place in Massachusetts. [SHRIVER - says will go to White House from here (New Hampshire and 5th place).]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) CBS to report North Carolina returns throughout p.m. and with special at 11:30 p.m. EST.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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