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Campaign 1976 / Florida Primary / Republicans / Democrats #245253

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 08, 1976
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(Studio) Florida primary set for Tuesday. All candidates but President Ford in Florida. Ford phones his campaign workers. Map shows campaign route of the candidates. Ronald Reagan says Florida win not that important and he'll stay in race until Ford has enough votes to win nomination.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Aides feel Florida situation for Ford turned around and that Reagan hurt his own chances with Social Security proposals. Ford organization phones 500,000 Florida voters. Ford predicts win.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Florida) Reagan may be worried about losing Florida race. Most feel loss here would hurt Reagan's chances.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Jimmy Carter's campaign manager says Carter doesn't deserve nomination if he does poorly in Florida.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Florida) George Wallace expects to win. He wants to beat Carter; reasons noted.
REPORTER: David Dick

(Florida) Carter says he'll finish strong second at least, behind Wallace. Florida crucial to Carter.

(Florida) Senator Henry Jackson relies on momentum of Massachusetts win. Dan. Patrick Moynihan and media campaign helping him. Aides say he'll be in a strong third place.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp makes top secret oil meeting in Panama City an issue. Says economy destiny of billions being decided. Calls on Ford to consider nationalization of United States oil industry. He criticizes expense for security at meeting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David;
Rabel, Ed;
Schieffer, Bob;
Serafin, Barry;
Stahl, Lesley

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