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Ethnic Purity / California and Georgia Reactions #42822

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 15, 1976
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(Studio) Report on 2 communities' reaction to Carter's "ethnic purity" statement.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Emcino, California) Section of town visited mostly white and middle-class. [WOMAN - says too bad Carter said it in poor way.] [MAN - says it was the true Carter talking.] [2nd WOMAN - says he should be more careful with wording.]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Adams Park, Atlanta, Georgia) Most residents here are middle-class blacks. [James BROWN - thinks Carter might be man for president] [Richard PRAGUE - doesn't think remark will have bearing on campaign.] [Hiram WATKINS - says he has heard Ku Klux Klan talking about "ethnic purity".] Perception of candidate positive here.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick;
Snell, David

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