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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Buckley Issue #489541

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1976
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(Studio) New York Senator James L. Buckley says he won't be candidate for president
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kansas City, Missouri) [BUCKLEY - says won't be candidate for anything but reelection to Senator] Speculations with regard to reason for Buckley's proposed candidacy noted. Ford floor manager Senator Robert P. Griffin says he's pleased. [GRIFFIN - says not surprised by decision; it eliminates confusion and chaos of sudden 3rd candidate.] [Conservative Senator Jesse HELMS - says Buckley probably made right decision.] Some still wondering what Buckley move was about.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert
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00:01:50

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