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Carter / Vacation / Assassination Threat #259367

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's activities on last day of vacation noted. Secret Service concerns about threat on his life after incident in Idaho Falls, ID, on Monday reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Jackson Hole, Wyoming) Secret Service agents from Salt Lake City reported sent to Idaho Falls to investigate incident at Ramada Inn in which threat on President's life had been written on mirror and cleaning maid Kathi Wagner was knocked out by room occupant. [WAGNER - describes attack.] Wagner's attempted recreation of sketch of assailant she drew for police shown; is noted that Secret Service thinks incident may be hoax. [WAGNER - has gotten impression that Secret Service feels it's hoax, but knows what she went through and is telling truth.] Activities of President and Mrs. Carter and Amy in final hours of vacation described.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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