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Carter / Campaign `78 / Begin / Percy #51724

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 02, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's campaigning for Democratic candidates reported.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(NYC) Carter speech on Wall Street noted. [CARTER - asks people to help econ. policy by voting Tuesday] Hastily arranged meeting between Carter and Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin explained. [BEGIN - says never felt snubbed by Carter.] [CARTER - says there will be Mideast peace.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Flint, Michigan) Senator Robert Griffin's greeting of Carter in Michigan noted. [CARTER - urges people to vote Democratic ticket.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Carter support of Illinois Representative Abner Mikva noted; Carter's neutrality in race between Senator Charles Percy and Democratic candidate Alex Seith explained.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Illinois) Polls indicating 15-part Seith lead noted. [percy television commercial shown.] Seith campaign described. [PERCY - says everyone in Illinois knows what he stands for.] [Anti-ERA leader Phyllis SCHLAFLY - says Percy has failed to represent Illinois Republicans]
REPORTER: Max Robinson (narrates)

(Studio) Ronald Reagan support of Percy despite political differences noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Robinson, Max

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