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Campaign 1976 / Hubert H. Humphrey / Illinois Poll #487499

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 17, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Humphrey says all issues Americans concerned about are before Senator Has spoken to 12 orgs. in DC. Shown speaking to national conference of mayors. [HUMPHREY - says economy recovery underway but it is not rushing upon scene.] Hubert H. Humphrey cites Democrat pressure on him to announce for pres. [HUMPHREY - says will try to see what his chances are if nomination goes to convention without a candidate.] His strategy is a gamble.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) NBC poll in Illinois shows Carter would have received 37% of vote if Humphrey had been in race. He would have received 31%. There was wide Carter vote. He's getting anti-DC vote which used to go to Wallace.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine

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