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Campaign 1976 / Republicans / Nebraska / West Virginia / Delegates #43257

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford wins West Virginia but loses to Ronald Reagan in Nebraska primary 55%-45%.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Kansas City, Missouri) [REAGAN - says there can be Republican unity after conv.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(London, Kentucky) [REAGAN - cites his joy with Nebraska win and notes its importance.] Reagan to campaign in Michigan.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Last night's film shown. [Ford's campaign manager Rogers MORTON - says won't rearrange furniture on deck of Titanic (when asked about possible Michigan loss.)]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Detroit, Michigan) President Ford campaigns in Michigan. [FORD - asks for support of all Michigan voters.] Speaks to Detroit Econ. Club. [FORD - says wants to finish restoring faith and trust in president Didn't seek office but won't shirk it.] Most Michigan Republicans are for Ford.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Ford wins West Virginia popular vote but delegates uncommitted by state law. Reagan now has 408 delegates; 305 for Ford and 381 uncommitted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

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