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Campaign 1976 / Democrats / Jackson / Carter #245689

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 30, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter's Pennsylvania win followed by Senator Hubert H. Humphrey's decision not to run for president Senator Henry Jackson rptdly. to drop out of campaign. Representative Morris Udall implies to reporter Bill Plante he'll quit if doesn't do well in Michigan May 18 primary.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Jackson determines he couldn't raise enough funds to beat Carter. He also felt he'd attract all "stop Carter" forces with absence of Humphrey in race. [JACKSON - says won't play negative role.] Reasons noted for Pennsylvania primary loss. Jackson eligible for $155,000 in federal funds. He has 200 delegates now. Jackson to make announcement Saturday from Seattle, WA.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Report on Carter campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Austin, Texas) Carter faces favorite son, Senator Lloyd Bentsen in Texas primary. [CARTER - says blame anything not liked about Washington, DC on Ford. United States is drifting due to lack of leadership] Fire scare occurs aboard Carter's campaign jet.

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed;
Stahl, Lesley

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