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Campaign 1976 / Republican Convention / Ford #489545

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1976
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(Studio) At headquarters in Crown Center Htl. Ford meeting with both his delegates and uncommitted ones. Floor manager Senator Robert Griffin says only problem is holding lead they have. Ford forces say they have enough votes for nomination.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kansas City, Missouri) Ford meets with Hawaii delegates, then with the Presidentials, young people's group. [FORD - says in last 2 years administration has healed American at home and achieved peace abroad and will keep it. Says Americans want healthy economy with jobs.] Ford chief delegate hunter James Baker says Ford has lost 1 and gained 5 delegates. [BAKER - notes Ford camp figs. on delegates.] President still meeting with delegates, seeking support though implications that he has won.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

Reporter(s):
Berger, Marilyn;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:40

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