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Segment 3 (Magic Money Machine) #498776

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1978
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(Studio) Fund raising for conservative causes noted. Richard A. Viguerie Company featured.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Edward Davis, candidate for Republican nomination as California governor, cited as example of successful candidate, due to slick direct mail campaign. Personal, warm letters said computer produced. [VIGUERIE - speaks of important of direct mail to conservatives.] Sacramento office shown. Viguerie said building conservative coalition. Mailing lists said rented by Viguerie to other conservatives. Morris Dees activities for George McGovern and Jimmy Carter noted. [DEES - says Viguerie methods make contacts feel guilty if they don't participate.] Viguerie wealth noted. Suits against Viguerie noted; excessive chgs. cited. [VIGUERIE - says conservatives becoming sophisticated.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

Brinkley, David;
Dancy, John

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