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Campaign 1976 / Primaries / Republicans / Democrats #43635

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 04, 1976
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(Studio) IN primary victory for Ronald Reagan would be serious blow for President Ford.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Indianapolis, IN) Polls say most of Democrats voting for Jimmy Carter. George Wallace held airport news conference here Monday Reagan hopes for Democrat crossover votes. [Election OFFICIAL - says he usually permits crossovers.] Ford's lead in IN may have slipped after Texas primary. [FORD - making maximum effort in IN.] Reporter notes effects of Republican primary.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Report on White House attitude with regard to IN.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Wallace Democrats in IN reported crossing party lines to vote for Reagan. [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - says Reagan's stand on Panama Canal reflects misunderstanding of facts or dangerous state of mind. His remarks could lead United States to open military conflict.] White House representatives say Ford will get respectable share of IN delegates. Prediction may be too optimistic.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) 48 Republican delegates in Georgia and 37 Republican delegates in Alabama at stake. Most expected to go to Reagan. Report on Georgia and Alabama primaries.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Alabama) Odds favor George Wallace winning Alabama primary.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Plains, Georgia) Jimmy Carter casts his ballot. [CARTER - says he'll come in 1st or 2nd.] Carter will probably get most of Georgia delegates. [CARTER - says highly unlikely he'll be defeated.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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