CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns from White House
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Ford trades direct jabs with Carter for 1st time, noting Carter's statements with regard to FBI Director Clarence Kelley. [FORD - says he's confused and disappointed by Carter's statements.] Ford has opposed constitutional amendment outlawing abortion. Ford statement with regard to issue on February 3, 1976, quoted; Ford says he favors amendment to allow states to make own laws on issue. At news conference today, he says he supports Republican party platform on issue; platform supports amendment protecting right to life of unborn child. [FORD - says platform coincides with own long-held views.] Aides say it doesn't mean he's changed position on amendment against abortion; strategists welcome endorsement of platform in trying to get Catholic vote in N.E. industry states.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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