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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Republican Campaign Tactics #247760

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 04, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter has spoken for 2 days of expected personal attacks from Republicans
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Carter says there's difference between anticipated personal attacks on him and other Democratic candidates and his remarks with regard to President Ford. [CARTER - says reserves right to point out failures of person in public office. Says he's concerned over anticipated attacks, but thinks he can withstand it.] Carter says knows of no family skeleton Republicans can use. Carter and Mondale attend meeting of national Democrat steering committee ; Carter tells fellow Democrats not to lash back at expected attacks.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(DC) Reporter says nothing on Carter's personal life in packets sent to media and Republican pols. by Republican national committee Republicans deny having anything vicious to use and say Carter claim is campaign tactic. [Republican national committee research director Richard THAXTON - says committee hasn't dug for dirt, only used what is on public record and won't dirt dig. Says Carter is nervous because he knows of contradictions on public record.] Republican campaign tactics probably won't be known till after national convention
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:50

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