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Campaign 1976 / Dole / Ford / Committee Changes #247635

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1976
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(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

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:30

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