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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Dole / Background #247522

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Dole not inexperienced in campaigning.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kansas City, Missouri) Dole wasn't obvious choice for Vice President Dole's background noted. Was Republican national chairperson for 1972 convention and Nixon friend. [DOLE - speaks with regard to Nixon as President] Is known as tough campaigner. Speaks at 1976 Republican convention [DOLE - speaks with regard to Democrat's enactment of legislature to reorg. government]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Dole and wife, Mary Elizabeth, married in December Mrs. Dole is member of FTC and White House says lawyers studying conflict of interest possibility.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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