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Louisiana / Duke / Senate Election #125607

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Shreveport, LA: Carole Simpson) Political heartburn caused by former clansman David Duke, who is running as a Republican in primary for Senate seat in Louisiana, examined; scenes shown of Duke and incumbent Senator J. Bennett Johnston on the campaign trail. [DUKE - comments on his past.] television ad against Duke shown. [JOHNSTON - talks about Duke.] Duke's campaign tactics explained. [Two Duke SUPPORTERS - comment.] [Louisiana coalition co-founder Beth RICKEY - says Duke is making racism acceptable.] Importance of Duke's showing for other right-wing politicians noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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