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Campaign `80 / Reagan / Puerto Rico / Ad #508885

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 18, 1980
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(Studio) Ronald Reagan reported apologizing today for joke he told involving Italians, Poles, ducks and Mafia; Gerald Ford's Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Manchester, New Hampshire) Details of incident examined; films shown. Reagan's telling of joke quoted. [REAGAN - apologizes.] Efforts by his staff to alter incident noted.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Puerto Rico primary returns, in which Reagan wasn't entered, said showing George Bush winner; details listed on screen with regard to his win over Howard Baker John Connally mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Hampshire) Baker's campaign against Bush featured; films shown. [BAKER - comments on Reagan, Bush.] Baker's assessment of campaign outlined. [BAKER - comments.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Proliferation of political ads in New Hampshire noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New Hampshire) New Hampshire radio ads examined; commercials for Edward Kennedy, President Carter heard in part. [Stn. manager Barbara NEALE - says they're sold out.] [Radio producer Tony SCHWARTZ - comments.] Bush ad heard.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns

Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Dobyns, Lloyd;
Oliver, Don

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