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Election 1976 / Ford / Dole #486260

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 02, 1976
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(Studio) Ford and Dole begin day in hometowns, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Russell, Kansas; both will be at White House tonight.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) President and wife Betty vote in Grand Rapids. Fords' homecoming emotional; rally Monday night noted as well as unveiling today of airport mural by Paul Collins. [FORD - says mural will remind him of mother and father Dorothy and Gerald R. Ford, Senior to whom he owes everything.] President and wife return to DC; will watch returns tonight with family and Doles. Aides say heavy voter turnout may cause trouble for Ford.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Russell, Kansas) Dole returns to Russell, Kansas, to vote; is greeted by crowd. [DOLE - says he hopes he's been credit to town.] Dole votes at Simpson Elementary School; is asked why he took so long to vote. [DOLE - says he couldn't make up mind.] Dole returns to Washington, DC to watch returns with President
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Jamieson, Bob

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