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Campaign 1976 / Carter / Playboy Interview / Reaction #45389

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1976
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(Studio) Reaction low-key in Plains, Georgia, to public reaction to Carter "Playboy" magazine interview.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Plains, Georgia) Carter invites cameras to roll while discussion of energy issue goes on with advisers; sidesteps interview issue. [CARTER - makes short comment on matter. Press secretary Jody Powell answers questions but says little. [POWELL - says any who read article can see what Carter meant; Mondale and wife on road in better position to comment than he is.] Carter's minister at Plains Baptist Church comments on article. [Reverend Bruce EDWARDS - says from reports he's heard, Carter's point is that 1 shouldn't judge others when 1 has sin in own life; says language may distract from point of statement.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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