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Campaign `80 / KKK #272900

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan's remark yesterday with regard to President Carter, Ku Klux Klan and Alabama quoted; reaction today from various sources, include John Anderson, noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Missouri) Carter's reaction to Reagan's comment noted. [CARTER - criticizes Reagan's remark.] President's campaign activities today, include his comparison of self with Harry Truman, examined; films shown. [CARTER - campaigns.] Alabama Governor Forrest "Fob" James' response to Reagan's statement cited. [JAMES - reads message to Reagan.] Reagan's telephone call to James outlined.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Detroit, Michigan) Reagan's efforts to counter latest negativism arising from his remark examined; Reagan quoted on screen; his demand that Carter disavow recent remarks by Andrew Young and Patricia Harris with regard to Klan and Reagan noted. Reagan's campaign activities today, include tour of Chrysler plant with Lee Iacocca, outlined; films shown. [REAGAN - campaigns. re: Japanese auto imports.] Plants' reception for Reagan mentioned; efforts by aide Martin Anderson to explain cand.'s position on auto imports reported Apparent lack of success of Reagan campaign strategy considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Anderson's response to Reagan's Carter-Klan remark noted. [ANDERSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Kuralt, Charles;
Plante, Bill;
Stahl, Lesley

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