CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 15, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Metairie, LA: Peter Van Sant) Former Ku Klux Klan member David Duke reported running for position in Louisiana state legislature as a Republican; details given, scenes shown. [Jewish Defense Org. spokesperson Mordechai LEVY - says Duke wants to put Jews in gas chambers.] [DUKE - denies accusations.] [Republican party chairperson Lee ATWATER, Ronald REAGAN - oppose Duke.] [WOMAN - comments on Duke.] Protesters from states other than Louisiana noted creating backlash. [Local MEN - say they can decide for themselves.] Republican party officials noted not wanting other Klan members to join GOP.
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