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Campaign 1976 / Humphrey Decision / Reactions / Carter #245671

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey says he won't enter president primaries but will be available if needed at convention for nomination.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [HUMPHREY - says won t enter New Jersey primary or authorize cmtes. to work in his behalf. Won't seek the nomination but I'm around. Couldn't organization campaign in Il days; don't want to appear ridiculous. Someone with momentum can get president nomination on 1st ballot. There is no decision to stop Carter. There's a lot of issues for him and Carter to discuss.] Decision helps Carter.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Jimmy Carter's campaign manager, Hamilton Jordan, says Humphrey decision helps toward winning nomination.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Albany, Georgia) [CARTER - says he still has long way to go. Comments on Hubert H. Humphrey's decision.]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) Senator Henry Jackson and Representative Morris Udall thought they benefitted from Hubert H. Humphrey's decision.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No location given) [Senator Henry JACKSON - says support from Humphrey supporters and others will help his campaign.] [Representative Morris UDALL - says he's 1 of 2 serious national candidates.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) President Ford calls Carter a challenger without experience in the Oval Office.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger;
Morton, Bruce

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