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New Hampshire Campaign / Ford vs. Reagan #487361

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1976
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(Studio) Report on President Ford's and Ronald Reagan's New Hampshire campaign.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House underestimated Reagan threat in New Hampshire for long time.

(New Hampshire) Reagan has climbed in polls.

(DC) Ford stayed home.

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Ford went to New Hampshire over wkend. Reagan organization has head start over Ford's in New Hampshire. Campaign strategies and techniques compared. Nancy Reagan not active campaigner, but Betty Ford quite popular in New Hampshire. [FORD - says public knows his president record.] [REAGAN - says God shouldn't have been expelled from classrooms.] Ford appears at University New Hampshire gymnasium; faces hostile student protesters and goes back to DC.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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