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Democratic Convention / Carter-Mondale / Reaction / Losers #44382

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 15, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey will nominate his protege, Senator Walter Mondale, for Vice President tonight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) [CARTER - informed Mondale of decision at 8:30 a.m. Tells how he came to decision.] Carter reported leaned at 1st to Senator Frank Church, then Senator John Glenn and Senator Edmund Muskie. [MONDALE - notes honor of being Vice President choice. Says he and Carter are compatible.] Carter seeks support from California Governor Edmund Brown Junior and the California delegation. [CARTER - says Democrats cannot make the mistake of overconfidence.] Reporter shows campaign photo of Carter-Mondale and comments on it.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report on Mondale and family.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Mondale sworn in as Minnesota attorney general in 1960, but that wasn't as big a day as today. Minnesota film shown. There are 3 Mondale children: Teddy, Eleanor, and William; shown at Washington, DC home. [MONDALE - tells Carter how his children will help campaign.] Minnesota delegation cheers for "Fritz". Mondale's senatorial staff to be affected by change. Mondale took Hubert H. Humphrey's Senate seat in 1965. Liberal Mondale worked on programs like food stamps and child care. Mondale children arrive in NYC. Mondale writes his acceptance speech and prepares for campaign.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Senator Church says he's satisfied to stay in Senate Senator Henry Jackson says he never thought he'd get nomination.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) [Senator John GLENN - praises Mondale. Notes the honor of being considered for Vice President] [Senator MUSKIE - says his political bones told him he would run for reelection to Senator]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Studio) Senator Adlai Stevenson III tells reporters he was relieved. Report on Mondale's hometown.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Elmore, Minnesota) Ex-Methodist parsonage where Mondale lived shown. [Marge SMITH - tells of town pride when Mondale became Senator] [MAN - notes pride in Mondale.] [WOMAN - says one doesn't have to come from big city to do well.] [2nd MAN - tells how Elmore may be affected.] Smiths plan to paint Mondale's old house
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Reporter(s):
Dobbs, Greg;
Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:09:30

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