ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1969
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(Studio) New Orleans D. A. Jim Garrison up for reelection.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(New Orleans, Louisiana) Bus. leaders and 2 major newspapers support Attorney Harry Connick for D. A. Connick only 1 of 4 candidates who has no past dealings with Garrison's office. [CONNICK - says Garrison's view of Kennedy assassination was a travesty. Was unfair and is an issue.] Ex-Garrison Assistant Charles Ward, and another ex-worker, Ross Scaccia running. Garrison speaks to Democrat group. [GARRISON - says must disregard personal consequences to operate in public office. That's what happened in JFK case.] Runoff likely.
REPORTER: Don Farmer
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