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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Michigan Speech / Carter Rebuttal #45303

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 1976
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(Studio) After Ford's Michigan speech, Republican campaign strategy has been changed to incl. South trip.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) In DC, Ford meets with ambassador John Volpe; other activities of day noted. Wednesday night in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Ford spoke to crowd in official campaign opening. [FORD - says more are employed now than ever in US history.] Firecracker explosion during remarks on Carter noted. [FORD - says trust is not having to guess what candidate means.] Further strategy in campaign noted.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Baltimore, ME) Carter in Saginaw, Michigan. [CARTER - says he knows Ford liked here, so he'll send him back for people to enjoy.] Carter addresses group of Mex.-Americans in Saginaw. In Indianapolis, IN, Carter has rebuttal to Ford speech. [CARTER - says comparing will be between Ford's record with present promises and between what Ford has demonstrated and what Carter can do. Says people trust him enough to have good victory.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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