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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Reagan / North Carolina #42336

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 20, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford tries to remove himself from debate with regard to Ron Reagan withdrawal.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Asheville, North Carolina) Ford campaigns in Charlotte, North Carolina, and other towns. [FORD - doesn't care whether Reagan quits or not.] Reagan's being in race said helpful to Ford. Reasons given.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Reagan campaigns in North Carolina. Says can't match power of incumbents to dole out jobs and federal programs.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(North Wilkesboro, North Carolina) Reagan campaigns in North Carolina. [REAGAN - calls Ford Santa Claus. Says he, Reagan, will stay in race.] Reagan camp thinks perhaps Ford uneasy about North Carolina primary.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Compton, Ann;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank

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