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Shriver / Campaign 1976 / Kennedy #34729

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1975
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(Studio) Sargent Shriver to enter New Hampshire primary. Says he'll stay in presidential race even if brother-in-law, Senator Edward Kennedy, decides to run.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Santa Monica, California) October 11 film shown. His problems are convincing voters he's not stalking horse for Kennedy and that he's rightful heir to Kennedy legacy.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(DC) September 20 film shown. [SHRIVER - says John Kennedy's legacy awaits leader who can claim it. He'll claim it.] Shriver ran Peace Corps for President Kennedy; ran poverty program for Lyndon B. Johnson. Stayed as ambassador to France when Robert Kennedy tried to get president away from LBJ. [SHRIVER - speaks French.] He became George McGovern's running mate in 1972. Shriver campaigned vigorously. His presidential campaign well-organized
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(Chicago, Illinois) October 9 film shown. [SHRIVER - says met with Premier Alexei Kosygin.] Some criticized him for interfering with State Department with regard to US- USSR trade. [SHRIVER - says cannot convince everyone that he (Senator Kennedy) won't run.] Doubters think Kennedy will accept draft at conv.
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:00

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