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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Reagan #247460

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1976
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(Studio) Reagan also out delegate hunting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kansas City, Missouri) Reagan and Schweiker concentrate on private mtgs. seeking support not only for nomination but also for procedural and platform support. Aides say Reagan closer than most counts indicate and floor battles will show strength. Reagan lunches with conservatives to cover strategy. Reagan campaign manager John Sears introduces new platform proposal criticizing administration's foreign political [SEARS - says proposal should be adopted by all.] Reagan strategy is to constantly throw new and unexpected ingredients into contest to keep Ford camp off balance, to create movement and try to turn it into momentum.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Reagan's family also campaigns in Kansas City today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry
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00:02:00

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