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Campaign 1976 / Reagan / Florida / Ford / Illinois #42610

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 1976
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan rptdly. going after President Ford's weakness.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Saint Petersburg, Florida) Reagan officials feel detente dissatisfaction is naj. political issue. [REAGAN - says Ford going to abandon word "detente" when it's the policy that made word unpopular. United States no longer dealing from position of strength. Says that is why ex-Defense Secretary James Schlesinger no longer an administration mbr.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Ford campaigns in Illinois.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Springfield, Illinois) Ford campaigns with regard to incrd. farm production and wheat sales to USSR . He appears at home of ex-pres. Abraham Lincoln. [FORD - quotes Lincoln.] Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz is popular in area. Butz put in charge of agriculture policy committee that replaces 2 cmtes. previously led by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. [FORD - opposes policies to keep bushels at hone and send boys overseas.] Ford stresses profits of detente and pols. of grain.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

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