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Campaign `80 / New York and Connecticut Primaries #64722

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1980
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(Studio) George Bush's Connecticut win over Ronald Reagan yesterday said dulled by Reagan's win of combined delegate race in both New York and Connecticut; details for Bush, Reagan, and John Anderson outlined on screen. Wisconsin reception for Reagan noted; film shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Milwaukee, WI) Bush's Wisconsin campaign featured; rural support for Reagan here noted. Films shown. WI's history as crossover state recalled; Eugene McCarthy Anderson mentioned. [BUSH - comments on Kennedy's New York and Connecticut wins.] Bush's Wisconsin campaign manager John MacIver discussed. Importance of Bush's Connecticut win to his campaign noted.

(Milwaukee, WI) John Anderson's Wisconsin chances considered; films shown. His appeal to independent voters mentioned; Jerry Brown's campus competition detailed. [ANDERSON - mimics his critics.] Party officials quoted re: Anderson.
REPORTER: James Walker

(Studio) Gerald Ford reported willing to accept Republican party draft; details given.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Hume, Brit;
Robinson, Max;
Walker, James

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