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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Baker / Nebraska #246302

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 07, 1976
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(Studio) Undersecretary Commerce, James Baker, resigns; to become Ford's deputy campaign manager Ford leaves to campaign in Nebraska.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Ford bumps head on helicopter leaving DC.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Omaha, Nebraska) Ford greets bystanders and makes statement. [FORD - says mandate would be helpful.] Ford visits park and garden being built to mark his birthsite. Ford in trouble with farmers here due to last year's embargo on grain sales to USSR . Most Nebraska party representatives support Ford and say he's still ahead in polls. Ford needs Nebraska victory; reasons noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger

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