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Campaign 1976 / Wisconsin and New York / Carter / Jackson #245490

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 1976
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(Studio) Reports on Wisconsin and New York primaries.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Manitowoc, WI) Popularity polls show Jimmy Carter ahead in both Wisconsin and New York. Ea. victory has helped his recognition, enthusiasm and added to support.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Rochester, New York) Crowd chants for Carter. Democratic party power structure stunned by enthusiasm. Pressure incrd. for Senator Hubert H. Humphrey to get in race. [CARTER - says he's unbeatable.]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Racine, WI) Carter has no strong political organization in WI, where Representative Morris Udall spent more time and money.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(White Plains, New York) Court challenges kept Carter delegates off ballot in 14 of 39 New York districts. [CARTER - says 7 million in New York can't vote for him because he's not on ballot.]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Buffalo, New York) Aides feel large vote turnout would give him Wisconsin victory and good New York showing.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(New York) Senator Henry Jackson predicts New York win; most political analysts agree. [JACKSON - says nation may go as New York goes.] Jackson spent 1 year and $600,000 in orging. New York. He has support from Jews and urban New Yorkers. [JACKSON - says lack of jobs is major issue. Suggests federal government take over welfare. Wants to work with Org. of African States.] Many pols. say Jackson overestimated importance of New York primary.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Milwaukee, WI) Jackson spent 2 days and $30,000 here. He's expected to come in 3rd.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:04:20

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