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Campaign 1976 / Humphrey Decision / Reaction #43059

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 29, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Senator Hubert H. Humphrey's decision.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Pressure put on Humphrey to run for President He calls Press conference and announces decision. [HUMPHREY - shall not enter New Jersey primary or authorize cmtes. to work for him. Shall not seek election but says he is around. Not trying to stop anybody.] Wife's feeling was factor in decision. Chances of anybody stopping Carter now are slim.

(Albany, Georgia) [Jimmy CARTER - says Humphrey made good choice. Our strategy won't change. Had mixed emotions about Hubert H. Humphrey's decision.] Some Carter strategists relieved.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Scramble for uncommitted delegates begins after Hubert H. Humphrey's decision.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [Representative Morris UDALL - says Hubert H. Humphrey's decision is plus for him. Says he and Carter are major Democratic candidates.] Udall begins calling labor leaders and Humphrey backers after Hubert H. Humphrey announcement.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Report on Senator Henry Jackson's reaction.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) [JACKSON - says he's in presidential race and looking for support from Humphrey backers and others.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) President Ford says Hubert H. Humphrey's decision is practical. Humphrey enters Bethesda Naval Hospital for checkup.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Clark, Bob;
Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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