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Carter / Yazoo City Town Meeting #253255

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 20, 1977
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(Studio) president Carter to hold town meeting Thursday in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Yazoo City, Mississippi) Legend says Teddy Roosevelt hunted bear near here, but never came to town. Preparation for president visit noted. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Cooper will host Carter. Cooper supported President, but Carter lost to Ford in Yazoo Cnty. [COOPER - thinks visit will bring city together.] [A.L. ALLBRITTON - is most important thing that's happened to him.] [Harriet DECELL - notes Mississippi wavered before going to Carter camp in election and thinks President realizes Mississippi available to him.]

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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