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Campaign 1976 / Ford / Dole / Carter / Mississippi / Eastland and Stennis #45323

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford stays at White House; running mate, Senator Robert Dole, proposes national health plan for catastrophic illness, but gives no details. Jimmy Carter campaigning around country
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Biloxi, Mississippi) National Education Association endorses Carter-Mondale ticket; is 1st time NEA (National Education Association) has endorsed presidential candidate. Carter goes to Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi, with Senators James Eastland and John Stennis. [CARTER - says glad to be with Senators and expects to work closely with them if elected.] [STENNIS - says South realizes law with regard to civil rights has been changed and has adjusted far better than other areas of cntry.] Carter strategy to appeal to diverse elements in Democratic party noted. Carter's liberal and conservative image remarked.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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