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Ford / 1980 Presidential Campaign #51584

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1978
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(Studio) Report on former president who may want to remain in private life, for reasons different than Richard Nixon's.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Suggestions for 1st time from observers of Gerald Ford that he may not run for president in 1980 noted; reasons given, include money he and Betty Ford make from books and his having to fight Ronald Reagan in primaries. Details given about dinner in New York City honoring Betty Ford's debut as author; among those attending were Nelson Rockefeller, Henry Kissinger and others from Ford White House days, include entertainers Pearl Bailey and Tony Orlando. Film shown.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:01:50

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