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Republican Delegates / Mississippi / Pennsylvania #44620

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1976
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(Studio) Mississippi Republican chairperson Clarke Reed changes support of Ronald Reagan to President Ford because Reagan named Senator Richard Schweiker as Vice President choice.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Jackson, Mississippi) Reagan's chances of winning Mississippi delegates poor. [REED - comments on Republican campaign.] [Ford Mississippi campaign manager Doug SHANKS - says Mississippi will go to Ford.] [Reagan coordinator W.D. "Billy" MOUNGER - says Reed doesn't influence that many delegates.] [Delegate Marian WORD - says she leans to Reagan but is uncommitted.] Ford meets with Mississippi delegates Friday
REPORTER: David Snell

(Studio) Pennsylvania delegates caucus on Capitol Hill and meet with Ford.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Schweiker speaks to Pennsylvania delegates. [SCHWEIKER - says he joined Reagan in coalition for victory.] [Ford delegate Drew LEWIS - says Ford is over the top with 88 Pennsylvania delegates.] Pennsylvania support for Ford and Reagan noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Gibson, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David

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