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Plains Residents / Chartered Train #248549

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter sees Amtrak "Peanut Special" off.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Plains, Georgia) [Carter campaign worker, Maxine REESE - says it's great. If a little town can elect a President, we can charter a train to go to Washington.] How she planned the trip cited. C.L. Walters and wife Sandra, who run a Plains grocery store, left early for Washington. [Mr. WALTERS - says Plains is a place where you have roots and people care about you.] [Mrs. WALTERS - thinks it's the greatest thing in world to have Jimmy Carter elected President] [President CARTER - sees train off.] [Mrs. WALTER - can't believe finally going.]
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

Aaron, Betsy;
Cronkite, Walter

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