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(Studio) Republican party at all-time low in public support Many Republicans dissatisfied with President' behavior in office. President says party must have broad base, but Ronald Reagan says base not broadened by forsaking party's basic belief South California good example of area disenchanted with President
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, California) Autos major underpinning of South California economy, but auto sales off 40% last year Admin. wants California to produce more oil offshore but many powerful groups opposed. Unemployment in South California now at 9%. South California residents confused and worried about what's going on in DC. [CITIZENS - react to Pres Ford.] [Republican campaign manager Stuart SPENCER - says this is Reagan cntry.; most people waiting for Reagan's cove before supporting Ford.] [REAGAN - believes American people confused and discouraged by President Ford. Personally, Ford decent and honorable man.] President to come to South California at end of March to try and sell his policies to various groups of voters.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Chancellor, John
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