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NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 15, 1976
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(Chicago, Illinois) 4 Democrats running are: Jimmy Carter, Fred Harris, Sargent Shriver and Alabama Governor George Wallace. Gallup poll shows Carter would beat Ford if election held today. Ford would beat either Senator Henry Jackson or Senator Hubert H. Humphrey. "Time" poll shows Ford beating Carter, but that Carter would run more strongly against Ford than any other Democrat Carter speaks on foreign policy.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) He speaks to Chicago council on foreign relations [CARTER - says President and Secretary of State speak with hollow voice when they speak to world re: for. policy without Americans' knowledge. Soviets expanding their power and influence and incring. risk of conflict. Can't go along with "detente" as handled by Nixon and Ford admins.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Chicago, Illinois) Carter and Wallace expected to get most votes in primary. Wallace holds news conference Says he's only paralyzed in his legs not his head. Report on Illinois primary.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Illinois) Scenes from Illinois life shown and described. Illinois has 4th largest delegation to national convention Carter running in popularity contest for psychological victory. Wallace can't win full slate of delegates here, either. Harris leaving Illinois to campaign in Pennsylvania. Shriver has few delegate votes; he hopes he won't come in last in beauty contest. Governor Dan. Walker has delegates on every ballot. [WALKER - says doesn't want Daley bossing the delegation.] Chicago Mayor Richard Daley doesn't want Walker to boss delegation. [DALEY - says Walker's chances not good for March 16 or national conv.] [WALKER - says Daley shouldn't run state government] [DALEY - says has no apology to make for his Chicago regime of 21 years] Illinois secretary state, Michael Howlett, runs for governor against Walker. [HOWLETT - compares Walker to jalopy.] Walker charges that Howlett was on private steel company payroll for 15 years of public life. [DALEY - says more than 1 issue should be discussed. It's worst campaign ever.] 7 aldermen have gone to jail recently, plus 54 police and 85 members board of elections. Daley, 73, had stroke 1 1/2 years ago. [DALEY - says tickled to death to be alive after stroke. Says he's not after power.]

(Chicago, Illinois) 6 national politicians spent 50 combined days campaigning in Illinois at cost of $l.8 million. David Brinkley to comment later.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Woodruff, Judy

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