NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1976
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(Studio) Some believe that President Ford delayed signing of US-USSR treaty re: limits on number of peaceful nuclear explosions due to political factors. USSR 's planned Kremlin ceremony canceled too. Press Secretary Ron Nessen says delay is purely mechanical.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Lexington, Kentucky) [REAGAN - says he's pleased if had hand in delaying treaty signing. People have right to know more about contents of treaties.] Campaign aides discuss ways to get uncommitted delegates to support Reagan. 15 New York delegates announce their support for Reagan.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
(New York) 15 Republicans declare support for Reagan. [Brooklyn Republican chairperson George CLARK JR. - expects other uncommitted delegates to announce their support for Reagan.] [New York Republican chairperson Richard ROSENBAUM - says group attuned to idealology of Reagan from the start.] Rosenbaum says bloc of N.E. delegates to stay uncommitted and wield balance of power at convention
REPORTER: Richard Hunt