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Campaign 1976 / Funds / Candidates / Udall #487999

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1976
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(s) 7 president candidates ask Supreme Court to resume matching federal campaign funds. Ronald Reagan and 6 Democrats made request.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Candidates tell court how fund cutoff has hurt their campaigns. Quotes from Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Senator Henry Jackson, Representative Morris Udall and Alabama Governor George Wallace noted. [Candidates' attorney Ronald EASTMAN - says 1st amendment rights impaired by FEC's inability to hand out funds.] Supreme Court already returned case to lower court
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) Congress not completed action on new law to hand out funds.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Udall hurt the most by lack of funds. [UDALL - cites congress motives in delaying money for candidates.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Udall is least known Democratic candidate. He needs money for media campaign. Udall made major effort for black vote in Pennsylvania. [Representative Shirley CHISHOLM - campaigns for Udall.] Udall support weak here. Says he'll continue race if he loses in Pennsylvania and will carry delegates with him to Democratic Convention
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

Chancellor, John;
Quinn, Charles;
Rowan, Ford

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