NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1976
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(Studio) Liberal Democrats campaigning in New Hampshire tend to sound alike.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Manchester, New Hampshire) [Fred HARRIS - tells of reading 1 of his own quotes from another candidate in Time.] Harris competing for blue-collar votes. Shown campaigning. College students and young professionals work hardest for Harris. Group shown singing "Take Rich Off Welfare." Group wants Harris to finish in top 3.
REPORTER: George Lewis
(Manchester, New Hampshire) Sargent Shriver entered race late; shown campaigning. His workers are young, inexperienced and few. Shriver runs on record. His Kennedy family ties help. [SHRIVER - tells voter that he helped pick JFK's cabinet choices and ran Peace Corps.] Feels he must finish somewhere in middle.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy