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Campaign `80 / Bush Withdrawal #65690

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 26, 1980
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(Studio) Withdrawal of George Bush from race for Republican president nomination reported Bush's experiences and those of Ronald Reagan recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Houston, Texas) Film of Bush and Mrs. Bush shown. [BUSH - withdraws, pledging to work for Republican unity.] Bush said to remain as cand. releasing delegates to vote for Reagan at convention Continue eligibility for matching campaign funds noted. [BUSH - rejects idea of vice president nomination] January 25 film in Minnesota and May 12 film in Michigan shown. February 23 New Hampshire film shown. Hassle re: debate in Nashua, New Hampshire, recalled. May 2 Texas film shown. [BUSH - expresses hope for united Republican victory in fall.] Bush decision, despite urgings he remain in race, noted.
REPORTER: Susan King

(Victorville, California) Ronald Reagan California campaign reported Scenes of gospel music festival shown. Reagan reaction to Bush exit and attitude toward Bush as vice president noted. [REAGAN - speaks of Republican unity. Speaks with regard to prospects of his getting nomination] Fin. benefit to Reagan due to Bush withdrawal noted.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Reporter(s):
Kashiwahara, Ken;
King, Susan;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:04:20

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