NBC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1980
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(Studio) George Bush withdrawal from bid for Republican president nomination reported Reagan's likelihood of having Republican nomination considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Houston, Texas) Bush announcement reported [BUSH - reads telegram to Reagan. Promises to work for Reagan.] Bush said technically not withdrawing as cand. in order to get federal matching funds. Mrs. Bush shown. Re: vice president nom. [BUSH - refers to earlier statements.]
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(No location given) Bush campaign recalled. Scenes shown. [BUSH - predicts victory.] campaign. characterized. New Hampshire primary said Bush downfall. [BUSH - advises child not to peak too early.] Nashua debate called political trap. [REAGAN - speaks in debate.] John Anderson campaign noted. Bush shown at OR rally.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley