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Democratic Convention / Vice President Possibilities / Convention Reforms and Delegates #246877

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1976
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(Studio) Of 7 Vice President choices preferred by Carter, 12% of delegates polled preferred Church; 9% liked Stevenson and 7% for Mondale. 2/3 of delegates had other choices or no preference. 9% favored California Governor Jerry Brown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Convention Floor) Reporter comments on Vice President selection process.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(No location given) Carter says he wants his Vice President to be qualified as President Reporter notes pluses and minuses of Vice President possibilities of Senators Edmund Muskie, Walter Mondale, Frank Church, Henry Jackson, Adlai Stevenson III and John Glenn.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Convention Floor) Odds are 1-2 that Vice President will end up as President
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) CBS poll ascertains that Democratic Convention is older, more male and less black than `72 convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) Film shows 1972 convention There was large number of women, blacks and youths at convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Chicago, Illinois) Film shows 1968 convention Reformers challenged party regulars in the sts. and at the convention Process of delegate selection reformed because of `68 convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Miami, Florida) Other reforms occurred which caused 1972 convention to be without Mayor Richard J. Daley and smoke-filled room. Democrats were beaten at polls.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Kansas City, Missouri) At Mini-Democratic Convention held in 1974, reforms were revised. Emphasis was on unity.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(NYC) 13% of delegates were women in 1968; 40% women in 1972; 33% in 1976. 5.5% delegates were black in 1968; 15% black in 1972; 11% in 1976. 3% delegates were under 31 years old in 1968; 24% under 31 in 1972; 15% in 1976. 16% delegates were union members in 1972; 20% in 1976. 20% delegates were pols. in 1972; 26% in 1976.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:07:30

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