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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Church / Brown / Udall /Delegates #245884

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1976
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(Studio) In Nebraska primary, Senator Frank Church upsets Jimmy Carter 39% to 38%. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey recs. 7% vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salisbury, MD) Carter campaigns in Maryland against California Governor Edmund Brown Junior [CARTER - says Brown has said he has no goals; they'll evolve in future. Notes his own specific goals.] Carter is still front runner. Losses in MD and Michigan would slow his drive for President

(Studio) Church's Nebraska success encourages Brown in Maryland and Representative Morris Udall in Michigan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Denver, Colorado) [CHURCH - says Nebraska victory shows chance of winning N.W. primaries and defeating Carter. It's on to ID, Oregon and MT.] Nebraska win will help Church with finances.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(Denver, Colorado) Brown greets Colorado crowd, en route to Baltimore. [BROWN - says Carter's lead thin; he hasn't touched Democrats very deeply.] Brown relishes role of underdog. [BROWN - says we can do it.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Michigan) Udall releases series of television commercials. Few give Udall chance of upsetting Carter in Michigan. [UDALL - says there's strong sentiment in United States to take long look at Carter.] Udall says he wouldn't turn down Vice President job. He'll continue race whatever occurs in Michigan.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Carter has 566 delegate total; 202 for Senator Henry Jackson; 182 for Udall; 148 for George Wallace; 181 for others, and 302 uncommitted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Pappas, Ike;
Rabel, Ed;
Threlkeld, Richard

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