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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 08, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter meets with possible Vice President choices, Senators Walter Mondale and John Glenn. He met Monday with Senator Edmund Muskie.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) Mondale and wife arrive. Amy Carter, 8, sells homemade sandwiches. [Jimmy CARTER - notes issues that he and Mondale discussed.] [MONDALE - comments with regard to campaigning, in Vice President spot. Notes improved Holiday Inns.] John Glenn and wife arrive for visit.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report on Glenn.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Potomac, MD) Glenn, 55, has been hsehold. word since 1962 when he was astronaut on Friendship VII. February 20, 1962, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) film shows Glenn's flight. Glenn's Ohio background described. Parades after space venture shown.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(DC) [GLENN - says whole life has been spent in service to US.] Ear injury ended Glenn's 1st try for Senator; he lost 2nd try. Became millionaire with Royal Crown Cola Company He won Senate race by million votes 2 years ago. Glenn's views on issues noted. He is liberal to moderate. [GLENN - says as political, he wants to help shape US. Comments on Vice President job.] Glenn and wife shown visiting his space ship in new museum at Smithsonian Institution
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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