Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 19, 1976 · Page 2
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 2

Garden City, Kansas
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Thursday, August 19, 1976
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Watching the Networks Watch Convention Delegates KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP)The trouble with being a member of the North Carolina delegation down there on the floor at the GOP National Convention is that the TV cameras block your view of Walter Cronkite. And John Chancellor and David Brinkley. Dr. M. I). Niedens Chiropractic Office 811 Main Garden City Hours 8:30-5:30 Thurs.-Sat. 8:30-11! The platforms bearing the TV cameras and photographers weren't obstructing our view of the ABC booth way above us and to the right. But I didn't see Harry Reasoner or Howard K. Smith. Their booth seemed poorly lit, with only a few TV monitors dimly glowing. It was in sharp contrast to the bright, unexpectedly hot lights under which your observer sat in the crowded Kemper arena, posing as a North Carolina delegate. Around this bogus delegate sat 53 other delegates, all the genuine article from the Tarheel state. The object of my exercise was to watch the network troops watch us, with or without their TV camera and microphones, as the convention commenced in prime time before millions of viewers across the nation Monday night. In the unlikely event CBS's Dan Rather, NBC's Cassie Mackin or ABC's Ann Compton thrust forward a microphone and sought my a North Carolinian, a TUESDAY EVENING FOR LADIES ONLY PLEASE Ffl&HIQNED iPEEIflb LADIES FILET INCLUDES TEXAS TOAST AND CHOICE OF POTATO OF \OKTH HIGHWAY 83 v (MHDKN CITY v ; Serving Only USDA Beef* NO CARRY OUT ORDERS plan was devised with aid of a kindly delegate sitting next to me. She was Mrs. Karol Goebel, a Greensboro housewife, mother of two and cochairman of Ronald Reagan's primary campaign in Guilford County, N.C. She said she'd tell the reporters her friend had a very bad sore throat and couldn't speak. So from 7 p.m. CDT to 8:15 p.m. I observed in mortal fear of detection. Tell the truth, it was kind of boring. CBS's Morton Dean and Miss Mackin initially stood to the front of us, up near the podium several hundred yards away, casing the joint, possibly peering at the 154- member New York delegation behind us. But nothing happened. After the pledge of allegiance, prayer and the national anthem, I stretched my neck and saw Dan Rather up front near the Michigan delegation interviewing a man in a red golf cap. Couldn't hear a thing. I'd heard that network floor reporters tend to cluster when they get a live one. But the only cluster came when Betty Ford, two sons and one daughter, and Vice-President Rockefeller's wife entered the arena to heavy cheering-. Only two TV cameras per network are allowed at any one time on the convention floor, so there were quite a few times the well-khbwn, well- paid correspondents working our area were seen striding purposefully about without a crew. It was sort of like watching a championshp bronco-busting contest without broncos — all those folks leaping up and down with nothing beneath them. But watching the convention with my delegates — who showed no interest in the correspondents — was mighty impressive. With all its power to convey images, television Page 2 Garden City Telegram Thursday, August 19,1976 just can't convey the often intense excitement that flows back and forth on the floor. LIVE EVERY NITE GRAIN BIN "TAURUS RISING' St. Louis, Missouri 9:30 to 12:30 Student of Month Picked Shawn Carroll, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Carroll, 1804 Pat's Drive, had been chosen as the student of the month for the high school Office Education Association. She is employed by Corley and Smith. Her duties have included filing, typing, billing, transcription and other office duties. During the past two years she has been an active member'of the local chapter of OEA. She also has participated in state and national OEA activities. 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