ABC Evening News for Friday, May 29, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Phoenix: Brian Rooney) Death of politician Barry Goldwater featured; scenes shown of his Arizona home. [President CLINTON, former President George BUSH - remember Goldwater.] [February 1996, with former Senator Bob Dole, GOLDWATER - jokes.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Goldwater's approach to politics featured; his background reviewed with video shown over the years, including his race for president in '64. [GOLDWATER - comments.] [In '64, GOLDWATER - says "extremism in defense of liberty is no vice . . ."] [GOLDWATER - recalls his huge loss in '64.] Goldwater's criticism of Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan noted. [GOLDWATER - backs right to abortion.] Anchor's personal story about Goldwater's campaign recalled.
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