NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 12, 1976
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(Studio) Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp drops out of presidential race. Senator Henry Jackson drops his North Carolina campaign; to concentrate on Pennsylvania and New York.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Shapp and Jackson talked to each other several times recently. Shapp also talked to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey and UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) President Leonard Woodcock. For wks., Pennsylvania party leaders behind Jackson urged Shapp to withdraw. Jackson believes number of Shapp delegates will move over to him. Jackson has organization, money and support in New York and is now up on Carter and Udall in Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson