CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1976
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(Studio) Battles ahead for delegates at Republican convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Kansas City, Missouri) Reagan-backed floor fights cited. 1 is rules change to force President to name Vice President choice before balloting. Ford forces won easily in committee with regard to this rule and expect no trouble. Other fight with regard to Reagan supporters' desire for foreign policy resolution in platform. Other 2 changes involve justice amendment and dropping all references to abortion in platform. Reagan-backed fights will draw most attention, since he is behind.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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