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Campaign 1976 / California, Ohio and New Jersey / Candidates #44273

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 08, 1976
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(Studio) Last primaries held today in California, Ohio and New Jersey. Predicted that President Ford will do well in Ohio and New Jersey with Ronald Reagan winning California. California Governor Edmund Brown Junior expected to win California Democrat race. Not clear who uncommitted delegates will be for in New Jersey. Big Ohio win for Jimmy Carter could settle things.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Clemente, California) Ex-pres. Richard Nixon and wife, Pat, vote at polls. ABC-Louis Harris poll shows the Ford pardon of Nixon won't be California issue. Ex-Nixon cabinet mbr., Robert Finch, running for Senator Poll shows pardon could affect that race. [WOMAN - says she forgot to ask if Nixon is Republican] [NIXON - says she guessed right.] Rabbi Baruch Korff says ex-pres. to make more public appearances after November election. He refuses to answer reporters' questions.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Studio) Voting heavy in California. Report on California primary.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Ex-gov. Reagan and wife vote at polls. Reagan expected to win Republican delegates. ABC-Harris poll cites Reagan popularity. [REAGAN - says he would support Ford for President] Ford perceived in California as indecisive, inexperienced and ineffective. Governor Jerry Brown votes in California; expected to win most of 280 Democrat delegates. Carter hopes for enough votes to assure his nomination.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Ford and Carter favored in Ohio.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ohio) television commercial for Representative Morris Udall shown. Carter outspent and outorganized other Democratic candidates. He expects most of 152 delegates. Senator Frank Church only running delegates in 14 of 23 districts. Most of Ohio Republican officeholders back Ford; he predicts he'll get all Ohio delegates.
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

(Studio) Report on Ohio incident with regard to Ford.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Bowling Green, Ohio) Flash bulb explodes near Ford; Secret Service shields him.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner (narrates)

(Studio) Report on New Jersey primary.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New Jersey) Ford is only Republican running in New Jersey. He's expected to win most of 67 delegates. Reagan has some delegates on ballot. Brown running here under uncommitted delegate slate. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey also running under uncommitted banner. Carter's political organization excellent; he's expected to win 40-50 delegates out of 108. Udall's organization says anything he gets will be welcome.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Aaron, Betsy;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:07:30

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