NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 21, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy says President Ford to be hard to beat in 1976 if he solves United States economy problems. Report on Ford's day.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Ford signs $25 billion education bill. Provides curbs on future busing. [FORD - says not perfect legislature, but good bill. More efficient distribution of funds.] Visits Senator and House In Senate, praises their cooperation with young administration, especially Cost of Living Council Introd. in House as "loved former mbr." Stood with Speaker House Carl Albert after talk and greets former colleagues. [FORD - tells reporters to worry about whether he'll run in 1976.] Press Secretary Jerry Terhorst says Ford probably will run in 1976.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw