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Campaign 1976 / Butz / Campaigns For Ford / Mississippi #486049

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1976
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(Studio) Decline and fall of Earl Butz as Secretary of Agriculture noted. Today he campaigns for President in Mississippi and talks to group of black voters.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Greenville, Mississippi) Black protestors march in front of building where Butz speaks; Butz on defensive from start. Critics ask for explanation of joke which cost him job. [BUTZ - says he's explained already and matter is closed chapter.] Reporter notes blacks in Mississippi not likely to vote Republican and cites comment of Mississippi man that whites here have been hearing jokes like 1 Butz told for years
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford

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