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Carter / Clinton, Massachusetts #47687

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter to go to Clinton, Massachusetts, for town meeting on Wednesday; will stay with Edward Thompson family. (Film shown.)
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Clinton, Massachusetts) Background on Clinton cited. [Mfr. Gordon LANKTON - says everyone in town knows each other.] Population of blacks, Puerto Ricans and senior citizens noted. Harry Truman's train stopped here in 1952 because Truman's appointed secretary Matthew Connelly was local man. People seem pleased with regard to President's visit. [MAN - will ask for creation of good-paying jobs.] [WOMAN - will ask with regard to help for senior citizens.] [2nd MAN - will ask re: job training for Spanish-speaking people and with regard to hsing. situation.] [3rd MAN - if Carter sincere, good; if it's political, doesn't want to see him.] Clinton is also Irish. [4th MAN - sings *song.] [Song is "Danny Boy", but not named.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem

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