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Ford / South Campaign Trip / Carter #490177

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 27, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford talks of strict law enforcement at International Police Chief convention in Miami, Florida. Jimmy Carter campaigns in OR.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Miami, Florida) Ford calls for crackdown on criminals, both adults and juveniles. [FORD - notes laws he called for that Congress did not pass.] Ford and FBI Director Clarence Kelley shake hands. Convention praises Ford for not firing Kelley. Ford visits nursing home, promising more attention to needs of elderly. Ford rides Mississippi River steamboat. Ford's conservatism emphasized in South Opposes gun control. Motorcade carried Fords from New Orleans to Mobile. Carter thought to have slipped in South Ford told to take hope in South
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Portland, OR) Carter cruises on Oregon river. Some think California wkend. a waste of Carter's time. Re: Rhodesia [CARTER - hopes peaceful settlement can be worked out.] Carter stresses insensitivity of Ford administration, especially with regard to unemployment and housing. Carter quoted with regard to "Playboy" interview.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Brinkley, David;
Jamieson, Bob;
Woodruff, Judy

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