CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford flies to Mississippi to meet the state delegates to Representative national convention
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Jackson, Mississippi) Delegates feel Ford made pts., especially concerning selection of running mate. [Ford delegate Gil CARMICHAEL - says Ford will contact Republicans in Congress as well as Republican leadership for their ideas.] Ford and Reagan supporters agreed Ford had done well, but Ford gets no commitment from delegation. [Jerry GILBREATH - says at this time Ford could probably carry major of delegates. Says he leans toward Reagan, but remains uncommitted.] [Uncommitted delegate Gloria BEAL - says she is looking at both candidates and will be ready at conv.] Reagan and Schweiker to come to Mississippi next week Reagan state chairperson said a week ago Reagan ahead, but now there is dead heat.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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