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Campaign 1976 / Dole / Ford / Signs Bills / Veto #247925

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 13, 1976
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(Studio) Republican Vice President choice, Senator Robert Dole, campaigns before Chamber of Commerce in Lexington, Kentucky; tells them they're letting George Meany take over country because of chambers' nonpartisanship. President Ford remains at White House as Dole travels for ticket.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ford signs "sunshine law," limiting amount of business federal regulatory agencies can conduct in secret. [FORD - says strongly endorses concept underlying legislature] In written statement issued later, Ford says bill could cause invasion of privacy for some government employees, as it strengthens Freedom of Info. Act; says some parts may have to be modified by later laws. Ford also signs bill protecting cattle raisers when packing hses. go bankrupt.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Ford vetoes bill to set up government research program for electric car. Sponsor, Representative Mike McCormack, says good chance for override of veto.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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