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Carter / Britt #251729

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1977
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(Studio) During campaign, Travis Britt walked to Georgia to shake Carter's hand; today meets Carter again, at White House
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Britt walked from Riverdale, MD, home to plains, Georgia, last summer. (Film shown.) [BRITT - tells people he's walking to Georgia to meet Carter.] Walk brought repercussions, in form of taunts to family, especially son Travis, Junior from schoolmates. Representative Gladys Spellman heard of problem and got family invitation to White House [Travis BRITT, Junior - says Carter's glad Britts are still his friends.] [BRITT, Senior - says visit has been highlight of life.]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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