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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Train Tour #490083

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter traveling across New Jersey and Pennsylvania on whistlestop train tour; in few days President going to New Orleans to ride paddlewheel steamboat. At every stop, Carter recalled Harry Truman's train tour over country and surprise win over Tom Dewey.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Pennsylvania) Report on whistlestop tour. Amtrak train goes from New York City to Pittsburgh with 6 scheduled stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Between stops, National Democrat chairperson Robert Strauss talks with Carter with regard to how things going; some say they're not going well; latest NBC News poll noted. In Harrisburg, Carter speaks to rally at capitol; contents of speeches noted. [CARTER - says Ford will never change system because special interest groups eager to see government confused.] Carter people say debates becoming more important to campaign.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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