ABC Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1976
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(Studio) Voters in South Dakota, Montana, Rhode Island, go to polls tomorrow.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Warwick, Rhode Island) In last minute decision, Jimmy Carter returns to Rhode Island to talk with voters. Carter marches in Warwick parade. [Parade master Robert PENN - thinks Carter shouldn't pass out literature during Memorial Day parade.] Carter feels strongly about winning and beating Senator Frank Church and Governor Edmund G. Brown. Carter denies slipping in Rhode Island.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Cranston, Rhode Island) Senator Frank Church participates in variety of Memorial Day events. Church feels surge for candidacy. Church believes he'll win in MT. If he wins in Rhode Island, it will be good for Church; bad for Carter.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
(Providence area, Rhode Island) [Governor Edmund BROWN - speaks to Brown Univ. students.] [STUDENTS - react to Brown. Some think he's skirting issues.] Brown's name not on ballot. [BROWN - states there's a possibility to make nomination] Brown chances upon Mrs. Jimmy Carter.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory