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Campaign 1976 / Republican Delegates / Pennsylvania / New York / Ford #488389

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford has total of 700 delegates; 534 for Ronald Reagan, and 152 uncommitted. 88 Pennsylvania delegates cane out in support of Ford over wkend. 119 of 154 New York delegates announce for Ford.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Albany, New York) Vice President Nelson Rockefeller attends meeting of New York Republican organization that he built in his 15 years as governor 2 of 3 Republicans at caucus owed Vice President 1 political favor. 119 went for Ford; 18 for Reagan, 15 uncommitted and 2 absent. [ROCKEFELLER - cites importance of Pennsylvania and New York delegates declaring for Ford.] [Brooklyn Republican chairperson George CLARK JR. - says some Reagan supporters afraid to show up, some uncommitteds for Reagan and some who voted for Ford are for Reagan.]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(Studio) Report on Ford campaign.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Vegas, NV) Ford campaigns in NV. [FORD - believes New York delegates support administration policies. Notes achievements.] Ford says Rockefeller's status as lame-duck Vice President unchanged. Ford goes to California to campaign; goes to Ohio next and Washington, DC on Wednesday
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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