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Campaign 1976 / Democrats / Carter / Delegates #44293

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter won total of 1109 Democrat delegates; 92 leaning. Representative Morris Udall has 330 delegates with 20.5 leaning. Senator Henry Jackson has 236 with 18 leaning. Governor Edmund Brown Junior has 223 with 8.5 leaning.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) Carter visits hometown. He rptdly. had talked to Democrats who opposed him during primaries. [CARTER - says will be surprised if nomination not won on 1st ballot.]

(Studio) Democrats offer their support to Carter.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No locations given) [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - says his delegates to vote for Carter on 1st ballot.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - says he's supportive of Carter.] [Mayor Richard DALEY - says no doubt Carter will be next President] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says Carter in strong and solid position for nomination.] [Senator Hubert H. HUMPHREY - will not authorize president political activity for self. Will do all to unite Democrats behind convention candidate.] [Senator Frank CHURCH - says he entered president primaries too late.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Carter talks to reporters
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) [CARTER - says he has the number of delegates needed for nomination. Could choose Vice President without regard to getting more delegates.

Reasoner, Harry

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