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Kennedys Campaign / Ed. / Joseph #247819

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 06, 1976
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(Studio) Kennedy name in pols. for 2 generations and 3rd one may be coming along.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Joseph P. Kennedy, nephew of Senator Edward Kennedy, is uncle's campaign manager in bid for reelection. [Joseph P. KENNEDY - says he thinks the call goes out in his family and he was glad to take job.] Joseph P. Kennedy's background noted. [Joseph KENNEDY - notes family involvement in pols., but doesn't feel pressure to get into pols. himself.] Differences in family tradition and Joseph's life noted. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - notes campaigns Joseph has helped in. ] 2 Kennedys confer often; phone conversation during interview shown. Kennedy name attracts experienced pol. advisers to help Joseph in job. Consultant Matt Reese is example [REESE -talks with Kennedy and others with regard to campaign strategy.] Speculation running with regard to Joseph's getting into pols. [Joseph KENNEDY - says he can't stop speculation but goal now is to get uncle reelected.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:03:50

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