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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Reagan Arrival #247439

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 15, 1976
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(Studio) Ford and Reagan forces both claiming victory but no one knows outcome of convention Ford forces win victory in rules committee by defeating proposal that would have required Ford to name Vice President choice before balloting. Both candidates arrived in Kansas City today.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Kansas City) Reagan and wife, Nancy, are greeted by Reagan's Vice President designate, Senator Richard Schweiker. Reagan says he expects delegates to accept choice of Schweiker and indicates there may be floor fight to try to force Ford to name Vice President choice before nomination. Re: own nomination he says he's optimistic. [REAGAN - says he thinks uncommitted delegates and those who aren't bound by law will decide; also says he thinks he can win on 1st ballot.] Before rally, Reagan met with Wyoming and Pennsylvania delegations.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Schieffer, Bob;
Serafin, Barry

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