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Campaign 1976 / Maryland and Michigan Primaries / Candidates #43359

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Maryland and Michigan primaries.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Warren, Michigan) Voters at featured district are mostly Democrats and blue collar workers. Many voted for Ceo. Wallace in 1972. [Cnty. Commissioner Richard SAUBAUGH - says Democrats seem to be crossing over to vote for Ronald Reagan.] Wallace campaigned briefly here. Jimmy Carter is Democrat favorite but may not get as much of Wallace vote as he'd hoped. It will help Morris Udall if Carter doesn't do well in Wallace country Reagan courts ex-Wallace voters. Ford counting on support other than in Warren.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Baltimore, Maryland) Ford and Reagan haven't actively campaigned in MD; Ford expected to carry MD. Race close between Carter and California Governor Edmund Brown Junior [CARTER - notes difference between real presidential candidate and one who will hand his delegates over to machine pols.] [BROWN - says he is a pres. candidate.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) ABC to continue primary coverage and air special at 10:30 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Kaplow, Herbert;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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