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Campaign 1976 / Jackson / Rockefeller / Pennsylvania Primary #245585

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 25, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Henry Jackson suggests that family of Vice President Nelson Rockefeller is pro-Arab for business reasons.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Erie, Pennsylvania) 400 turn out last night for Jackson rally; 2000 expected.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) He speaks to 1/2 empty synagogue today. Speaks to another Jewish group at synagogue. [JACKSON - wonders about Rockefeller being against Jackson amendment on immigration. Cites Rockefeller's business links with Arabs.] Jackson often looks tired and is testy with regard to press attention of Jimmy Carter. [JACKSON - asks why Carter organization doesn't leave evangelism to Billy Graham.] Jackson not as confident of Pennsylvania win as he once was.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report on Pennsylvania primary.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp began as presidential candidate but didn't last long. State described. 17 of US' 500 biggest corps. are run from Pittsburgh. 2 million organized labor members are in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania labor loves Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. Labor may be supporting Jackson in order to stop Carter and keep Hubert H. Humphrey's chances for president alive. Labor leaders endorsed Jackson and deny "stop Carter" movement. Mayor Frank Rizzo and his political machine supporting Jackson.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Pennsylvania) State has largest rural population Agriculture is 2nd largest industry Voters more conservative in rural areas. Carter believed to be ahead. Representative Morris Udall hopes for suburban liberal vote. Carter hopes to cut into Jackson's bluecollar support in West Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania ballot explained. Jackson counts on labor and big city pols. for a win. Carter would like industry state win.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:05:10

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