ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 1976
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(Studio) Pennsylvania voters to elect 134 convention delegates and vote for favorite president candidates. George Wallace campaigns in Texas. Senator Henry Jackson and Jimmy Carter count on Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania is a must for Jackson. [JACKSON - says it's in bad taste to talk about one's relations with God.] Jackson has best labor voting record. [JACKSON - says much depends on labor's help.] Labor, Democratic party and Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo help Jackson. [President Philadelphia AFL-CIO Edward TOOHEY - says can't answer questions with regard to if Senator Hubert H. Humphrey was candidate.] [JACKSON - says he doesn't work 18 hrs. day to be stalking horse (for Hubert H. Humphrey).]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
(Pennsylvania) [CARTER - says there's a "Stop Carter" movement in Pennsylvania.] Carter says he's running against political bosses and their hopes for deadlocked conv. [CARTER - says many have said they want to stop Carter to create brokered conv.] Carter supporters include Pittsburgh Mayor Peter Flaherty and Franklin D. Roosevelt Junior Carter visits coal nine and rides in sane car as Chip Yablonski, son of martyred coal mine reform leader Carter must have solid Pennsylvania black support to win. [CARTER - says shouldn't have used word "purity"; didn't know it had raised connotations.] Representative Andrew Young tries to reassure blacks that Carter isn't racist. Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson helps Carter in Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Studio) In Pennsylvania, Representative Morris Udall attacks Ford's agriculture policies.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
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