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Campaign 1976 / Ford #43796

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 11, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Ford's presidential campaign.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No locations given) Film shows President Ford campaigning
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Wheaton, Illinois) March 12 film shown. [FORD - says will not want Henry Kissinger to quit.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(No locations given) On March 13, Ford decided to drop Howard "Bo" Callaway as his campaign manager due to allegations of Callaway using his power for personal advantage. Campaign ran in reverse under Callaway's replacement, Rogers C.B. Morton.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Shreveport, LA) April 27 film shown. Black Africa policy was reported when Ford arrived in the conservative South
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Tyler, Texas) April 28 film shown. [FORD - criticizes Ronald Reagan.] Ford, who had just lost to Reagan in North Carolina, lost to him in Texas, Georgia, Alabama and IN.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) May 11 film shown. [MORTON - says won't rearrange furniture on deck of Titantic.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Johnson City, Tennessee) May 14 film shown. Friends of Ford accuse White House staff of ineptness. Press locked out of public Ford rally here.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Omaha, Nebraska) May 7 film shown. [FORD - says fight for president begins anew in Nebraska. ]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Michigan) May IS film shown. Michigan campaign successful for Ford. Rest of primaries stalemated.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) Ford's strategy is that he can win in November and Reagan cannot.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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