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Campaign 1976 / Maryland and Michigan / Democrats #43385

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1976
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(Studio) Brown won Maryland primary over Carter 49% to 37%. Others received 14%. Carter and Udall received 43% of Michigan vote; 7% for Wallace and others. Udall has finished 2nd 7 times. Maryland was Carter's 2nd loss in 2 weeks
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baltimore, Maryland) Brown's strength noted.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Portland, OR) [BROWN - says election is still wide open; nowhere to go but up.] 1000 attend Brown rally. Brown is late to race, is not on OR ballot and has no organization foothold in OR. Voters must write his name in.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Portland, OR) Carter looks vulnerable due to Maryland loss and close Michigan race. [CARTER - says his opponents concentrating on single states while he's running in several states at once.] Carter appeals to shipyd. workers. He'll concentrate on Ohio and New Jersey.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Michigan) Supporters cheer Udall.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Cleveland, Ohio) [UDALL - says his campaign still survives. Doubt conv. will turn to someone not tested (like Brown or Church).] Carter may be less than sure bet now.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Carter has total of 807 delegates; 287 for Udall; 251 for Senator Henry Jackson, 145 for George Wallace; 194 for others and 406 uncommitted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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