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Campaign 1976 / Republicans / Kissinger / Delegates #43138

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford received 55% of Wisconsin vote; Ronald Reagan 45%. Vote totals noted. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has become Republican issue.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Ford meets with group of Michigan busmen. [FORD - says Wisconsin results justified his faith in Kissinger. Kissinger was an issue because Reagan made him one.] Last night at Ford election headquarters, Melvin Laird said Kissinger would decide when he'll leave office. No indication Ford wants Kissinger to leave.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Texas) [REAGAN - says issue of foreign policy and Kissinger's lack of faith in Americans beginning to pay off. It nay explain 45% in WI.] Reagan shown campaigning; predicts Texas victory.
REPORTER: David Snell

(Studio) All 45 Wisconsin Republican delegates went to Ford. 1130 Republican delegates needed to win. Ford has 251; 166 are uncommitted; 84 for Reagan.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Gibson, Charles;
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David

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