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Democratic Convention / Carter / V.P.S / Blacks / Women / Protests #246875

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1976
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(Studio) Democratic Convention begins tonight. Jimmy Carter tries to smooth out few rough spots; he talks with potential V.P.s.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Carter meets with Senator Frank Church. [CARTER - says Church's role in CIA investigation proved to be political asset.] Carter meets with Senator Adlai Stevenson, who has close ties to Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. [CARTER - says he hasn't been persuaded (by Daley) to make Stevenson his choice.] Blacks may nominate Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley or Representative Ronald V. Dellums as Carter's Vice President Black caucus meets with Carter and nomination plans fizzle. [Gary, IN, Mayor Richard HATCHER - says we (black caucus) will support Carter.] Carter says Representative Peter Rodino takes self out of Vice Presidential race. Rodino will nominate Carter.

(Studio) Carter meets with women seeking equal representative at future Democrat convs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Women to soften demands for 1/2 delegates in 1980 if Democratic party will promise to take all feasible steps to get states to adopt 50-50 idea. Carter offers rule calling on Democratic party to encourage states to meet women's demands. [Representative Bella ABZUG - notes achievements for women.] Carter promises to support ERA ratification, appointed of women to cabinet, admin. and party posts and perhaps to Supreme Court [WOMAN - notes her dissatisfaction with Carter.] Women to vote Tuesday on compromise.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Party reform bloc to take 5 issues to floor for debate. 4 incendiary devices go off in department stores near Madison Square Garden. Slight damage occurs. P.R. independence group plants devices to protest against P.R.'s convention delegates. Demonstrations by 12 groups planned for tonight outside Garden.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred;
Rabel, Ed

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