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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Illinois #42629

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 06, 1976
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(Studio) 66 Republican votes at stake in Florida primary. president Ford campaigns in Illinois.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Rantoule, Illinois) Ford visits farm. [Agriculture Secretary Earl BUTZ - says farmer representatives 1 of strongest parts of American economy] Large curious crowds greet Ford.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Champaign, Illinois) [FORD - says experienced man would be better President than someone who denounces national government Rhetoric is no substitute for practical achievement.] Ford asked about effects of losses of Florida and Illinois for Ronald Reagan. [FORD - thinks opponent will be discouraged if he wins in Florida and Illinois.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Koppel, Ted

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