ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1976
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(Studio) 3rd party candidates prominent in 20th century include Bob La Follette and Henry Wallace. This year there are at least 15, include former Senator Eugene McCarthy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(NYC) Impact of McCarthy's campaign on election noted; he's not on ballot in California or New York and asks Los Angeles audience today to stage write-in campaign for him on Tuesday Is asked if concerned with regard to own effect on election outcome. [McCARTHY - says country can't be run on 4-yr. basis, it doesn't work; support will show something needs to be done.] American Independent Lester Maddox might cost Carter popular votes in South, but not electoral votes. [MADDOX - says he's only 1 running for President, rest running for pols.] Other candidates include Libertarian party's Roger MacBride, Socialist Workers party's Peter Camejo, United States Labor party's Lyndon LaRouche, Communist party's Gus Hall, American party's Tom Anderson, Socialist Labor party's Julius Levin, Socialist party's Frank Zeidler, People's party's Margaret Wright and Prohibition party's Benjamin Bubar.
REPORTER: John Martin
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