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Republican Campaign / Delegates #246988

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1976
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's campaign manager, John Sears, says Reagan has more than enough delegates to win Republican president nomination.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reagan outraged by newspaper stories that say he's given up. Stories in "Washington Post" and "Wall Street Journal" shown. [SEARS - says more confident now than ever that Reagan will be nominated on 1st ballot. Reagan has 1140 delegates. Reagan viewed as better candidate, despite Ford incumbency.] Reagan's convention director Lyn Nofziger says Reagan is in California because he's tired and is writing his acceptance speech.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) President Ford holds news conference
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) [FORD - says getting close to having 1130 delegates. Democratic ticket can be beaten; he notes reasons why. Granted Nixon pardon in the national interest; circumstances noted.] Ford says he's excluding no one from Vice President consideration.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Ford won 35 Connecticut delegates Saturday; Reagan won 20 Utah delegates. CBS estimates Ford with 1094 delegates; 1053 for Reagan, and 112 undetermined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:05:00

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