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Campaign 1976 / Primaries / Democrats / Carter #488542

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter wins Georgia and IN primaries and Washington, DC delegate selection. He loses to George Wallace in Alabama.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Victory party held for Carter. [CARTER - recalls "Atlanta Const." editorial in December of 1974 when he announced his president candidacy. IN loss will put Ford on defensive.] Carter campaign manager Hamilton Jordan, 31, feels Democrats uniting. [JORDAN - predicts coming support for Carter.] Carter talks by telephone Tuesday to Senator Hubert H. Humphrey; 2 to meet soon.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) George Wallace says he could support Carter, as did Representative Morris Udall. Udall speaks of Democrat unity. Carter has total of 554 delegates; 195 for Senator Henry Jackson; 178 for Udall; 153 for Wallace, and 252 uncommitted. Next 2 primaries are May 11 in Nebraska and West Virginia.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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