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Plains, Georgia / Pittman Family #44627

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Plains, Georgia, and effects of Carter's president candidacy.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Plains, Georgia) A.Z. Pittman, 67, is sharecropper who lived across street from Carter for 5 years He and wife and 7 children forced to move out by landowner, Marlin Poole. [PITTMAN - says Poole told him to move out because they (Democratic party) wanted house torn down.] [Ruth PITTMAN - says Poole said house looked too bad to be next to president candidates' house ] [Chip CARTER - says knew nothing about it.] Pittmans now living in housing project. [PITTMAN - talks about what is in his garden.] Carter candidacy brought hardship to Pittmans.
REPORTER: James Walker

Smith, Howard K.;
Walker, James

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