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Ford / Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) / Administration #251828

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 06, 1977
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(Studio) University of Michigan visiting professor Gerald Ford makes strongest criticism so far of new administration
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ann Arbor, Michigan) Ford's professorship at University of Michigan detailed. At one point in question period, he criticizes handling of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) negotiations with USSR . [FORD - says administration went to Moscow with too optimistic view and there was too much publicity before and after trip. Says there may have been miscalculations by US.] Is also asked with regard to large major of black vote going to Carter. [FORD - believes his concern for blacks not adequately conveyed and they weren't convinced; if done over, he'd work harder on this.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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