NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 16, 1976
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(Studio) Report on what politicians who were at 1972 Miami Republican convention and also at 1976 convention said in Miami.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Kansas City, Missouri) Scenes of 1972 Republican convention shown. Representative Gerald Ford permanent chairperson, former California Governor Ronald Reagan, temporary chairperson; Reagan, talks about Nixon. [REAGAN - quotes statement favorable to Nixon from for. leader] New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller nominated Nixon. [ROCKEFELLER - says Nixon needed.] President Nixon talks about Vice President Spiro Agnew in acceptance speech. [NIXON - says Agnew best for job.] Nixon also asks for new major to help him in work for world peace. [NIXON - asks all to join new major not by party label but feeling in heart.] Ghosts of Nixon and Agnew may haunt 1976 Republican convention and election to come.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman