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Campaign 1976 / Kennedy / Hubert H. Humphrey / Carter #488378

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 21, 1976
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(Studio) "New York Daily News" reported Senator Edward Kennedy would serve as president nominee or as Vice President choice under Senator Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) [KENNEDY - can't stop speculation. Position unchanged with regard to accepting president or Vice President posts. Will run for Senator reelection.]
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Studio) Hubert H. Humphrey tells Reuters news agency that Humphrey-Kennedy ticket would be quite popular. He says Kennedy urged him to run against Carter in the New Jersey primary. Talk of Humphrey-Kennedy ticket came up on Carter campaign trail.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Aboard plane) Carter heads for campaigning in OR. [CARTER - cites his opinion with regard to speculation that Kennedy will run.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Portland, OR) Carter cheered at high school mock political convention Results of mock convention noted.

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Simpson, Carole

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