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Nebraska, Connecticut, West Virginia Primaries #43233

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1976
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(Studio) Importance of Nebraska primary noted with regard to Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, Frank Church and Jimmy Carter. West Virginia primary also noted. Democrat winner thought to be Robert Byrd. Connecticut primary complicated, managed by Democrats
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Omaha, Nebraska) Though delegates few, Nebraska primary important. Ford campaigned in Nebraska. Answers to Reagan being left to such as Barry Goldwater. [GOLDWATER VOICE - notes errors in Reagan statement re: Panama Canal.] Nebraska voted Democrat against Goldwater in 1964. Reagan campaigns; wants Nebraska victory. Carter expected to win over Church. Church campaigns, but is expected to lose to Carter.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Connecticut primary peculiar. Results not to be fully known until June.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Danbury, Connecticut) Henry Jackson visits Connecticut, though having ended active campaign. Governor Ella T. Grasso backed Jackson. Now needs good Jackson showing to assert her leadership Morris Udall tries to raise money for campaign in Michigan. Jack Carter, son of Jimmy Carter, visits state Significance and procedure of Connecticut noted. Confusion cited. Republicans in Connecticut have no primary.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem

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