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Campaign 1976 / Florida Primary / Democrats / Illinois Primary #42122

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1976
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(Studio) Emphasis now shifts to Illinois primary. Carter, Wallace, Fred Harris, Sargent Shriver on Illinois ballot. Carter win in Florida noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Orlando, Florida) Carter goes to Illinois, having beaten George Wallace. Critical ind. states lie ahead.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Rockford, Illinois) [CARTER - in Chicago speech to workers, appraises his position. Notes Harris, Gallup, Roper polls.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Illinois) Wallace cheered by Illinois crowd. His defeat in Florida noted. But Wallace believes his support sufficient to stay in race. Carter, Wallace, Henry Jackson, Morris Udall delegate count shown. Doubts with regard to Wallace candidacy noted. George McGovern supportive of Wallace campaign tactics. If Wallace does poorly in Midwest, it may be all over for him.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(Studio) Henry Jackson ran 3rd in Florida. Jackson tells reporter Barrie Dunsmore he is pleased with Florida results. Jackson believes Carter cannot win in industry states without organized labor support, which Jackson has. New York primary noted. Delegate count for above-named Democrats, plus Sargent Shriver, Fred Harris, Birch Bayh, Milton Shapp and Ellen McCormack, shown. Also Ford, Reagan delegate count.

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank;
Wordham, Bill

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