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Campaign 1976 / New Hampshire / Ford / Reagan #41855

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns in New Hampshire; returns to Washington, DC tonight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New Hampshire) [FORD - says will win here and elsewhere.] Ford quotes Senator Hubert H. Humphrey with regard to economy [FORD - says really on the way if Hubert H. Humphrey more bullish than Greenspan and Burns. Describes Angola's situation due to congress inaction. Many courts used wrong remedies with regard to desegregation and busing.] Ford tells high school students he's bringing family to New Hampshire next year for skiing. Ford makes no mention of Reagan.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Ronald Reagan returns to New Hampshire; answers Ford's criticisms. [REAGAN - surprised at Ford remarks about his extremism since President tried to get him to accept cabinet post and did appointed him to CIA commission Ford recing. bad briefings with regard to Reagan's Social Security and transfer plans. Maybe Ford should listen to tapes made by 1 of his workers of all Reagan's speeches.] Reagan asked to be Secretary of Commerce and Transportation by Ford in past.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

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