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Campaign `80 / South Carolina #269109

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1980
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(Studio) John Connally reported firing campaign manager Charles Keating, in preparation for upcoming round of Southern primaries; importance of South Carolina primary for him noted. Tonight's South Carolina debate, with Connally, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Howard Baker, said possibly key to Connally's survival as candidate
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(SC) Connally's South Carolina campaign examined; films shown. [CONNALLY, Strom THURMOND - exchange comments.] Importance of Thurmond to Connally outlined. [SC Bush campaign chairperson Harry DENT - comments on Connally.] [Reagan manager Leo ATWATER - notes proliferation of Thurmond proteges in campaign] [CONNALLY - campaigns.] [THURMOND - comments on Afghanistan.] Nancy Thurmond and Nellie Connally noted campaigning. together; Thurmond's rel. with blacks, aged, considered.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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