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Campaign 1976 / Gallup Poll / Carter / Embargoes #247655

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 26, 1976
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(Studio) Republican remains on offensive as Ford narrows Carter lead in Gallup polls to 10%. Senator Robert Dole speaks in Des Moines, Iowa, day after Carter; displays newspaper interview with Carter and claims Carter changed stand on embargo issue after speech at Iowa state fair.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Plains, Georgia) (Film of Carter Iowa speech shown.) [CARTER - says he'll stop farm embargoes once and for all.] Later Wednesday, Carter told local newspaper earlier words were too strong. In news conference today, Carter says under some circumstances he'd order embargo. [CARTER - says if emergency existed he would limit export of foods.] Carter says position is consistent and Ford and Nixon embargoes wrong.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger

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