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(Studio) President Carter said on fishing trip in central Pennsylvania. Carter strategist reported preparing for fall campaign
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) [CARTER - compares `64 campaign of Barry Goldwater versus Lyndon Johnson to Reagan's campaign against him.] Negative scare campaign said begun. White House strategy said also to accuse press of being unfair in describing Carter administration as ineffective. [White House Chief of Staff Jack WATSON - says central failure of Carter administration has been failure of articulation and presentation.] Reagan said leading Carter in 5 South states. Imp. of Northeastern states and Midwest considered. [Assistant to the President Anne WEXLER - explains why Carter wants to debate Reagan.] Videotapes of Reagan appearances and campaign of Harry Truman in 1948 said carefully studied by White House aides. [President Pollster Patrick CADDELL - says Carter supporters are comfortable running as underdogs.] [WATSON - says we'll win.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Stahl, Lesley
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