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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1976
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(Studio) Everything has fallen into place for Jimmy Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Georgia) Carter shown. Defeated rivals jump on Carter bandwagon.
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Republican presidential race still undecided. Carter's political strategy noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator Hubert H. HUMPHREY - says Carter virtually certain to be Democratic presidential nominee. Won't okay any president political activity for self. Will help unite Democrats behind convention candidate.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Senator Frank Church and Representative Morris Udall indicate they'll stop campaigning. Other Democrats offer their support to Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alabama) [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - says Carter entitled to Democratic nomination. Requests Wallace delegates to vote for Carter on 1st ballot. Asked Carter to be 1 of US's finest President ever.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(DC) [Senator Henry JACKSON - hopes all Democrats will get behind Carter.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Chicago, Illinois) [Mayor Richard DALEY - says Carter is Democratic candidate. Said in New York he would endorse Carter.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Carter goes home to Georgia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Hampshire) Film shows Carter on February 24 after his New Hampshire victory.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Atlanta, Georgia) Carter shown after yesterday's primaries in Ohio, New Jersey and California.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Plains, Georgia) Mbrs. of Carter's family and supporters greet him. [CARTER - says found a lot of folks around United States just like us (Georgians).] Pol. commercials of Carter shown. [CARTER - says interested in all the delegates personally.] Carter feels he doesn't have to make deals to lock up nomination. [CARTER - cites his requirements for a Vice President]
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

(Studio) California Governor Edmund "Jerry" Brown Junior is only Democratic candidate to continue against Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(California) [BROWN - says campaign not over or convention locked up. will continue campaigning. Speaks of Carter's tactics.] Brown flies to Louisiana for more uncommitted delegates.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Carter won 1197 delegates. Wallace delegates total 169; Senator Adlai Stevenson has 86 votes, and Senator Henry Jackson has 254 delegates. Total would give Carter 1706 delegates; he needs 1505.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:09:10

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