NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1976
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(Studio) "Baltimore Sun" poll shows Jimmy Carter slightly ahead of California Governor Edmund Brown Junior in MD. 25-30% voters undecided.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(MD) ["Jerry" BROWN - says ready for new leadership] [CARTER - says Brown has no chance to be President] [BROWN - quotes Bible.] [CARTER - says Brown is fine young man.] Brown is 38 years old; Carter is 51. Brown and Carter compared. Brown popular among Baltimore Catholics though he doesn't practice his religion. Carter doing well among blacks; Brown making effort. Carter shown meeting singer Ray Charles and holding hand of black girl. [CARTER - says he'll surely be 1st ballot nominee.] [BROWN - notes his good chance to get president nomination.] George Wallace appears in MD. He could help Carter by winning votes away from Brown.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit