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(Studio) Jimmy Carter holds news conference Says he'll run against Ford's record in office and if candidate is Reagan, will run against Reagan's inclination to become militarily involved.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Plains, Georgia) Conf. held at local HS. Carter thinks Ford will be his opponent. [CARTER - says wouldn't have pardoned Nixon until after trial. Thinks Ford mistaken in granting pardon at that point, but won't criticize him for it.] Carter says he wouldn't dominate his running mate, Senator Walter Mondale, who criticized Ford for pardon in his acceptance speech. Carter holds strategy meeting with advisers. Carter and Mondale to be briefed by scholars and diplomats on issues before Labor Day. Mondale representative incld. Mondale's campaign to be run out of Carter's Atlanta headquarters He'll be in Georgia Saturday CIA to brief both men Wednesday with regard to international problems.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
(Studio) Carter gets $22 million for his campaign. Money will be available at Atlanta's Federal Reserve Bank.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
- Brinkley, David;
- Oliver, Don
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