NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 02, 1976
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(Studio) Republican Vice President choice Senator Robert Dole campaigning in North Carolina.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Salisbury, North Carolina) [DOLE - notes documents asked for by President in consideration for Vice President, adds wife's picture to list.] Elizabeth Dole is Dole's 2nd wife; they've been married 8 mos. [DOLE - says winning wife was toughest campaign.] Elizabeth Dole's career noted; must decide whether to stay on FTC. [Elizabeth DOLE - says she loves FTC (Federal Trade Commission) work but doesn't want to hurt integrity and independence of commission] In Mrs. Dole's hometown, Salisbury, "Elizabeth Dole Day" proclaimed. [Mrs. DOLE - says she didn't know Dole had this campaign in mind when he proposed.] Dole says wife is Southern strategy.
REPORTER: Robert Hager