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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 13, 1976
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(Studio) Black caucus would like to see Representative Barbara Jordan as Vice Presidential candidate. Her keynote speech roused delegates last night.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) [Reverend Jesse JACKSON - says interest in Jordan is not only by black caucus. Notes balance between Carter and Jordan.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Jordan says she doesn't want symbolic Vice President nomination. Women's caucus compromises.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Large number of women delegates wanted 50% of women representatives at 1980 convention Carter representatives offer to promote equal representative but not to require it. [President NOW Karen DECROW - says shouldn't compromise with Carter just because he has major Democrat delegates.] Women battle for 3 hours. Carter promises full party representative and possible appointed of woman to cabinet. [Feminist leader Betty FRIEDAN - must figure out where to go from here.] [New York delegate Representative Shirley CHISHOLM - doesn't want to do anything to keep party from capturing White House in November]
REPORTER: Mary Alice Williams

(Studio) Report on delegates' views toward Carter.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Convention Floor) Delegates sure about party unity and Carter popularity. They expect Carter victory in November will help local candidates. Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley wants to win governor's race in Illinois. [Illinois gubernatorial candidate Michael HOWLETT - says Carter candidacy will probably help his Illinois governor race.] [California Senator John TUNNEY - says Carter candidacy will help him. It would help more if Governor Jerry Brown or Los Angeles Mayor Thomas Bradley were Carter's Vice President]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob;
Williams, Mary Alice

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