NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey speaks to American Society of Newspaper Eds. in DC. Says doesn't think any Democratic candidate will win nomination on 1st ballot. Report on campaign for Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Letter to be sent to 17,000 influential Democrats asking them to stay uncommitted so they can support Hubert H. Humphrey later. Representatives Bob Bergland and Paul Simon are responsible for letter which won't be mailed until Pennsylvania primary over. [BERGLAND - says told Hubert H. Humphrey what we're doing.] There may be "draft Humphrey" committee [HUMPHREY - says present judgement is he won't allow his name in primaries.] 6 mos. ago, he stopped friend from orging. draft committee
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin
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