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Campaign 1976 / North Carolina Primary / Republicans #245029

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 24, 1976
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter win North Carolina primary. Next 2 primaries are in WI and New York. In Republican North Carolina primary, Reagan won 52% of vote; 46% for President Ford; 2% undecided. Vote totals noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(California) Reagan knows he has long way to go. [REAGAN - delighted by win. Issues beginning to catch on.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Aboard plane) Reagan organization celebrates victory. Strategists say military supremacy issue helped them.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(California) Reagan plans new strategy with aides. He'll make campaign more ntl.; will buy national television time.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Report on Ford's reaction.

(DC) Ford talks to Texas Republicans [FORD - says knew race would be close. Not good to cone in 2nd.] Ford tells group that Senator John Tower will be Ford floor manager at Republican convention Ford strategists analyze North Carolina primary.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Jones, Phil

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