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Campaign 1976 / Candidates' Assets / Harris #487028

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford and wife have net worth of $323,489. Common Cause lists assets of other candidates: $188,775 for Senator Birch Bayh; $588,698 for Jimmy Carter and wife; $113,397 for Fred Harris; $115,400 for Senator Henry Jackson; $2,812,096 for Governor Milton Shapp; $135,000 for Sargent Shriver and $258,000 for Representative Morris Udall. No figures for George Wallace and Ronald Reagan. Federal Election Commission pays $600,000 in matching campaign funds to 7. Bayh, Shriver and Harris are each in debt by $100,000.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Nashua, New Hampshire) Harris campaigns in shoe factory. [HARRIS - says went broke in `72. New campaign financing law makes "1 person, 1 vote" possible.]
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Volunteers work for Harris for little if any money. No expensive lunches. Poll shows that few in New Hampshire know Harris' name.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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