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Senate Harris / President Candidacy #17255

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 24, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Fred R. Harris announces president candidacy.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(No location given) [HARRIS - pledges to turn country around; announces candidacy. ]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Albuquerque, NM) Mrs. Harris is Comanche Indian; Senator Harris and wife join Indian Day celebration at New Mexico State Fair; Senator Harris born, raised, married in rural OK.
REPORTER: Edward P. Morgan

(OK) [Senator Harris' father Fred B. HARRIS - thinks son has knowledge, sense to make good president; says son wants to help everyone.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Newark, New Jersey) [Senator HARRIS - says working class, poor black, white, Chicano, Indian, etc. people not natural adversaries; their adversaries are politicians who have set them against each other.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(McLean, Virginia) [HARRIS - says intends to run campaign of populist method, philosophy; thinks people tired of slick, rich, manipulative ad campaigns; believes candidates should debate face to face; wants to be pres. because country in mess, thinks people tired of hearing same old things while nothing changes.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Morgan, Edward P.;
Smith, Howard K.

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