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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Ethnic Issue / Ford / Hubert H. Humphrey #245793

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter apologizes for using phrase "ethnic purity."
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Indianapolis, IN) April 6 film shown. [CARTER - says have nothing against ethnic communities that want to keep their purity.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) April 7 film shown. [CARTER - says doesn't want community maintained with ethnic purity if family wants to move in that neighborhood.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [CARTER - says he shouldn't have used term "ethnic purity." Black supporters agree with his position. Neighborhoods of ethnic heritage should be allowed unless another family wants to move in. Wouldn't use government to move people into other neighborhoods. Prefers to withdraw from race if he ever discriminates against ethnic group.]
REPORTER: Ed Rebel

(No location given) [Representative Morris UDALL - asks if Carter remark made in order to pick up Wallace's votes.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - says Carter talks to different groups in different ways.] [Representative Andrew YOUNG - says statement will be red flag in minds of liberals, but not blacks. Blacks will sense whether candidate is real.] [President Southern Conf. Black Mayors Jay COOPER - appalled by Carter's remarks. Cites reasons.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Pennsylvania) Issue of "ethnic purity" won't be forgotten that easily.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Studio) In "Nashville Banner," President Ford says each time Carter wins, it's more difficult for non-candidate (like Senator Hubert H. Humphrey) to step into breech. Ford would prefer race against Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed
Duration:
00:05:00

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