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Reagan, Ford / Delegate Scramble #43957

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 19, 1976
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan and President Ford battling over delegates.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Des Moines, Iowa) 30 Iowa delegates selected to go to national convention Ford wins 16 delegates; Reagan 14. Electability question big issue. [Reagan supporter John BERGMAN - thinks Reagan can beat Jimmy Carter.] Ford and Reagan continue cliff hanger following Iowa delegate selection.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

(Studio) Ford strategists also visit Washington for delegate selection in Reagan country
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Spokane, WA) Reagan expected to win 32 of 38 delegate seats. Ford delegates angry; charge convention rules violated. [Ford floor manager A.J. PARDINI - expresses his unhappiness with conv.] [Reagan press secretary Jim LAKE - says Reagan to support Republican candidate- whether it's himself or Ford.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Ford picks up 13 delegates in DE. President within 64 votes of 1st ballot nomination according to ABC figures.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Reporter(s):
Bell, Steve;
Geer, Stephen;
Miller, Ron
Duration:
00:03:50

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