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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Problems #243252

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1976
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(Studio) Carter hit by last minute ad blitz featuring former campaign official and by incident at Plains, Georgia, home church Sunday Ads placed by Ford committee featuring views of former Carter worker Herbert Hafif noted. Black leaders and brother of minister who tried to join Carter's church Sunday rally to support Carter after incident. Minister's brother says minister has long had mental problem and action wasn't political motivated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Carter's day noted. Press conference called in which Carter says he hasn't all details but suggests Georgia political opponents behind attempt Sunday of black minister trying to join Carter's home church. [CARTER - comments on situation in church.] Aides say Carter will oppose move by church leaders to fire pastor who's for integrated church mbrship. Carter says he disagrees with leaders but won't quit church. [CARTER - cites reasons he'll stay in church.] Travelling to Los Angeles, California, with Carter, Dr. Martin Luther King's widow, Mrs. Coretta King, speaks for Carter. [Coretta KING - says raising of issue now is example of low level of campaign against Carter.] Necessary conditions for Carter win noted.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter

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