ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1976
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(Studio) Ford trip to Mississippi, planned for this week, now more important than ever.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Jackson, Mississippi) President Ford comes to Jackson to solicit Mississippi delegation's 30 uncommitted votes at Republican national convention [Alternate del. Veronica ROSS - says Ford says he'll hear from each alternate and delegate to get opinions on running mate.] Reagan choice of Richard Schweiker for Vice President has shaken Reagan Mississippi support but most delegates not yet ready to commit selves. [Del. Bill PATRICK - says he's uncommitted and will remain so until Kansas City conv.] Reagan has been calling delegates to reassure them; will visit Mississippi with Schweiker next Wednesday
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
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