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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.

(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

(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

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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