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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Reagan / Busing / Ohio #43533

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1976
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(Studio) Ford-Reagan standoff at Republican convention foreseen. Ford campaign committee prepares for such.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ford committee compiles data on uncommitted Republican delegates, preparing for Ford-Reagan deadlock at convention Ford to campaign hard in Ohio, to offset Reagan checkmate in California. In Ohio, Ford says he will have Attorney General review 1954 Brown Decision, which is basis of all school desegregation. Spokesperson today says Ford made mistake in reference to Brown Decision, which he supports. Alts. to school busing continuing under study. Ford meets with Attorney General Edward Levi. As in Kentucky, busing controversy has political value in Ohio.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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