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The Candidates and The Issues (Reagan) #246842

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Ronald Reagan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No locations given) [REAGAN - says Washington, DC is the problem.] Reagan has skillfully picked issues throughout campaign. [REAGAN - says should tell (Panama's) tin-horn dictator that United States is keeping Panama Canal.] He accuses President Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger of backing away from free world responsibilities. [REAGAN - speaks of US's 2nd best military supremacy role.] Reagan is for government decentralization. [REAGAN - says ed. should be returned to state and local control. Able-bodied welfare recipients should be given chance to work.] Reagan favors capital punishment; opposes national health insurance; considers inflation US' worst problem, and would support const. amendments to ban abortion and busing.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(DC) Reagan must convince Republican delegates he can win president election over Ford.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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