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Ford / White House Portrait / Poll Results / Carter #53999

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1978
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(Studio) Gerald Ford's return to White House for traditional display of portrait reported.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) [President CARTER - notes recent controversies over other portraits: Mrs. Winston Churchill's burning of portrait of late husband and situation with regard to Lyndon Johnson's 1st portrait.] [FORD - comments on paintings of self and wife by artists Everett Raymond Kinstler and Felix de Cossio.] [CARTER - describes appreciation of Ford.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report on results of ABC News-Harris poll, conducted by Lou Harris, on question of present popularity of Carter, Ford, Senator Edward Kennedy and California Governor Jerry Brown. Also mentioned is Ronald Reagan. Degree of Brown's popularity decrease discussed. Question with regard to Kennedy's involvement in Chappaquiddick incident examined.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Walters, Barbara

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