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Wallace / Campaign 1976 / Encino #34760

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1975
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(Studio) George Wallace announces president candidacy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - announces president candidacy; to take part in Democrat primaries. Not 3rd-party minded at this time.] Talks to reporter [WALLACE - says won't get out of party if he's licked in primaries. Democrats must treat me fairly at conv.] Says his health good. May start his campaign in Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Report with regard to Wallace support.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Encino, California) Residents of middle-class, white-collar area questioned. University of California at Los Angeles journalism students survey them. 13.5% say they'd vote for Wallace. 70.3% say no. [WOMAN - frightening that man that prejudiced could be President] [MAN - doesn't like him. He wouldn't be good President] 26.4% thought he could get Democratic nomination. 54.4% did not. [2nd MAN - says could cause party split.] [2nd WOMAN - says doesn't think he could get nomination on 1st ballot.] Wallace will have to go long way to get popular support.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank;
Shoemaker, Dick

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