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Ford Campaign Organization / Morton #44690

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1976
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(Studio) Press Secretary Ron Nessen denies reporter Tom Jarriel's report that campaign manager, Rogers C.B. Morton, will soon be replaced.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Ex-pres. assistant for congress affairs, William Timmons, will take charge of all political affairs for President Ford at Republican convention 2 other top posts to be filled. Dep. Defense Secretary William Clements considered for top slot. Ford sources deem it mistake to replace Morton so close to convention Morton has discussed plan for stepping down shortly after convention He'll leave if exit won't look like firing.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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