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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Mississippi Delegation #44846

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 17, 1976
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(Studio) New York and Mississippi courted closely by candidates. New York is biggest and Mississippi still uncommitted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Kansas City, Missouri) Treasury Secretary William Simon and Texas Senator John Tower visit Mississippi delegation on behalf of Ford. [TOWER - asks delegates to voice their Vice President preferences.] Names on list favorable to Mississippi noted. [TOWER - says it's a good conservative list.] [SIMON - says doesn't think any one has seen list.] Reagan visits delegation later. [DELEGATE - says Reagan says he can't be Vice President] [2nd DELEGATE - says momentum going back to Reagan.] Both Ford and Reagan forces claim all Mississippi votes.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:02:10

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