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Special Assignment (Larouche) #101657

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Lyndon LaRouche followers' defeat of Democratic party cands. in recent Illinois primary recalled.

(Chicago, Illinois: Jerry King) LaRouche's role in United States political arena examined; recent Illinois victory of followers Mark Fairchild and Janice Hart, as Democrat cands. for lieutenant governor and secretary state respectively, reviewed. [HART - claims LaRouche's method is that of Gens. Patton and MacArthur, her's that of Joan of Arc.] [Adlai STEVENSON - explains running as independent for Illinois governor rather than on ticket with LaRouche follower.] Nationwide status of LaRouche cands. indicated on map. [Democratic national committee vice chairperson Roland BURRIS - notes alert dispatched to party state chairmen by chairperson Paul Kirk regarding LaRouche.] Implications for party of Orange Cnty. California, race in which LaRouche cultist Art Hoffman is only candidate noted. [HOFFMAN - thinks situation will lend group credibility.] [1984, LaROUCHE - outlines his perception of US-USSR relations] [LaRouche scholar Chip BERLET - believes LaRouche combines worst aspects of neo-Nazism, lunacy and opportunism.] [LaROUCHIAN - explains program to eradicate AIDS with red meat.] [Columnist Mike ROYKO - notes effect of listening to LaRouche followers.] LaRouche's position on various issues listed. [MAN - notes LaRouche labeled local garden club as seat of communism on eastern coast.]

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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