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Democratic Convention / Carter / Vice President Possibilities #489072

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter considers 6 Senators for Vice President
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Convention Floor) Senator Adlai Stevenson III could be asset because of his father and because of Mayor Richard J. Daley's political help. However many think Carter can win Illinois in November without Daley's help.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Convention Floor) Senator John Glenn is American space hero but has no political experience, has complex financial affairs and his keynote speech bombed out.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Convention Floor) Senator Frank Church favored due to his foreign affairs knowledge, his West political strength, and because he would be cooperative Vice President and good campaigner. He is a bit too eager for Vice President job and is better at holding hearings than seeking legislature He's not considered Senator heavywt.

(Convention Floor) Reporter notes why Senator Henry Jackson wouldn't be good Vice President for Carter.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Senator Edmund Muskie has Washington, DC experience but has lost 2 campaigns for Vice President and president Maine has few electoral votes. It may not be political important that he is Catholic. He's well known but is capable of public displays of emotionalism.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Senator Walter Mondale doesn't come from populous state or have recognizable name and he dropped out of presidential race early. He is highly skilled and respected liberal Senator He would get best press out of 6 nominees.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Hart, John;
Mackin, Catherine;
Pettit, Tom

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