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Michigan Election / Nixon / Ford #476174

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
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(Studio) White House says Nixon not dismayed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President adviser Dean Burch says Michigan issues were unemployment and energy shortages. [BURCH - says candidate behind when President made visit. Visit beneficial but not enough to win election.] Says President to campaign for others if asked.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Vice President Gerald Ford disappointed. Sees loss as bad omen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Palm Springs, California) [FORD - says party took a licking, should analyze matter. President narrowed gap in that race.] Ford says Republicans can win if proper strategy used.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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