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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Ford #248205

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 29, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter questions President Ford with regard to past favors from lobbyists and past campaign contributions. White House promises to search for details.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Plains, Georgia) President golf outings paid for by United States Steel lobbyist William Whyte and Watergate prosecutor's investigation of political contributions could be windfall; or backfire. Carter admits taking trips on corporation jets partially paid for by foreign govts. Difference explained. [CARTER - suggests Ford come forward with frank discussion through news media. Notes Watergate. Raps concealment.] Carter press relations noted. [CARTER - criticizes Ford conduct with regard to Rose Garden bill signing.] Carter denounces Ford.

Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed

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