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Democratic Convention / Carter / Vice President Choices #246910

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1976
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(Studio) Democratic party to nominate Jimmy Carter for President tonight. Others to be nominated include: Ellen McCormack, Representative Morris Udall and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Junior Not known who Carter will pick for Vice President He'll announce choice at 10 a.m. EDT tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [CARTER - says Vice President choice not made yet.] Labor leaders, govs. and friends visit Carter. [WI Governor Patrick LUCEY - not sure that the Vice President choice is just between Mondale and Muskie.] [President UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) Leonard WOODCOCK - says UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) prefers Mondale but would be comfortable with Muskie.] Carter speaks to Georgia delegation. [CARTER - says he won't lose election.] Georgians present Carter with party symbol. [CARTER - says there will be massive exodus of elephants from White House on January 29, 1977.] Crowd swells along Carter route on New York City sts.

(Studio) CBS to air Carter's Vice President announcement at 10 a.m. EDT. Senator Edmund Muskie walks through New York City sts. Senator Walter Mondale vows not to resurface until Vice President selection made. Senator John Glenn's aides say Secret Service installed telephone in his hotel suite. Secret Service denies report Senator Frank Church carries telephone beeper with him everywhere. Senator Adlai Stevenson says he's not losing sleep due to suspense. Senator Henry Jackson stays in hotel; will go to private dinner tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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