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Campaign 1976 / Ford / White House Campaign #247944

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford says he has to stay in White House till Congress adjourns; sends campaign manager James Baker and Vice President choice, Senator Robert Dole on road to talk about strategy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Baker says Ford has gained ground on Carter, even though at home, partly because of abortion issue. Says abortion not intended to be issue, but has become 1. [BAKER - says they're pleased since Ford got higher rating than opponent from Catholic bishops. Says Catholic vote will be very important.] Baker says last week good for President [BAKER - cites reasons.] Vice President Nelson Rockefeller says it's smart to stay in White House instead of on road. [ROCKEFELLER - says Ford wants to stay here because it's his responsibility as President] Rockefeller says Ford will probably go on road after Congress adjourns.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:00

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