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What Makes Carter Run? / Part I #488514

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1976
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(Studio) Special report follows on Jimmy Carter's character.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Plains, Georgia) Carter seems determined to restore South to role in national pols. Carter's roots deep in South Carter's family roots, dating back to Civil War, reviewed. Carter graduated from United States Naval Academy at Annapolis in 1946. [Mother, Lillian CARTER - says son cured his flat feet, got a little taller and put on weight to get into Annapolis.] Naval record unblemished. At Georgia Southwestern College and Georgia Tech Jimmy Carter's grades very good. Carter driven by ambition to be somebody. [Carter adviser Charles KIRBO - says Jimmy works hard at whatever he does.] Carter involved in missionary service for South Baptist Church; exs. given. [S. Baptist Conf. Dr. Elias GOLANKA - says Jimmy Carter always able to talk with people on his missionary services.] While' Georgia governor, Carter had profound religious experience in Lockhaven, Pennsylvania. [KIRBO - says Carter always courteous, but if someone not doing his job, Jimmy doesn't hesitate to fire him.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Preview of 2nd report on Jimmy Carter given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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