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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Michigan #43323

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 15, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford campaigns in Michigan via whistle-stop train. Importance of pres. win in Michigan noted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Flint, Michigan) [FORD - says must win in Michigan.] Dixieland band and cheerleaders added to train entourage. Mrs. Ford accompanies President
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Battle Creek, Michigan) Crowds mostly friendly. [HECKLER - tells President he blew it.] [FORD - says we blew it in the right direction. Those who would look for job would get one.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Michigan) Train campaign compared to train campaign of President Harry S. Truman. [FORD - says Truman and Eisenhower won with whistle stops and so will he.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Koppel, Ted

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