× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Campaign 1976 / Dole / Ford / Committee Changes #247635

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Republican Vice President nominee Senator Robert Dole speaks in Seattle, WA.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Seattle, WA) Dole speaks to same American Legion convention that booed Jimmy Carter's statement with regard to pardon for draft evaders. [DOLE - quotes Carter's statement with regard to blanket pardon for draft evaders; says Ford policy is no blanket pardon, amnesty or clemency.] Dole says his dictionary makes no distinction between amnesty and pardon. Questioned with regard to Nixon pardon, Dole says case by case consideration is different matter. Dole also visits veterans' hospital in Seattle.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

(Studio) Ford announces campaign staff changes. Rogers Morton no longer campaign manager
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Vail, Colorado) Morton will be head of advisory committee and campaign manager will be James Baker. [FORD - says it's great team. Says he's not writing off South and will actively campaign there.] [BAKER - says will have 50-state strategy.] Strategy session scheduled for Thursday include Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, Dole and John Connally; meeting rptdly. effort to get Connally's help in Southern campaign.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Ford announces other staff positions; these noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Engberg, Eric;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.