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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1976
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(Studio) Likely James Earl (Jimmy) Carter will be Democratic presidential nominee. Carter won 218 delegates Tuesday Alabama Governor George Wallace endorses Carter and urges his delegates to vote for Carter. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley endorses Carter. Illinois Senator Adlai Stevenson releases his 86 delegates; says he can support Carter. Carter says Senator Henry Jackson for him. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey says Carter virtually certain of nomination.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Carter shown getting hair cut, taking daughter to amusement arcade and watching television in his hotel suite yesterday. He talked to Humphrey, Wallace, Udall, Daley and Senator Frank Church by telephone. [CARTER - says opponents generally agreed he would be nominee.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Plains, Georgia) Carter arrives home after 2 a.m. Recs. call from Wallace pledging his delegates. Carter satisfied he couldn't be stopped. Support of Carter noted. [CARTER - says these men are urging their delegates to vote for him. There could be catastrophe at conv.] Delegates add up to more than 1505 Carter needs for nomination. Carter says only he will pick running mate.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Carter has total of 1098 delegates; 168 for Wallace; 86 for Stevenson; 69 for Humphrey. If latter 3 give votes to Carter, he'll only lack 84 votes.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Senator Humphrey finally gives up. [HUMPHREY - says Carter certain to be Democratic nominee. Won't okay any president political activity for self. Will help unite Democrats behind convention candidate.] Hubert H. Humphrey doesn't allow questions; says he doesn't want anyone to say there were tears.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Report on politicians who speak for Carter.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) [DALEY - says Carter will be Democratic candidate and next president Will support him and urge delegates to do so.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - says Carter entitled to nomination. Requests Wallace delegates to vote for Carter on 1st ballot.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) California Governor Edmund Brown Junior is only Democrat to say he'll continue in presidential race against Carter. Representative Morris Udall returns to DC.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Udall recs. welcome at airport. [UDALL - fought good fight. Thanks supporters (wipes eyes).]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn


Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don;
Quinn, Charles

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