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Campaign `78 / Carter Pol. Visits / Brooke Race In Massachusetts #51942

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's campaign trip to west coast outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Sacramento, California) [CARTER - reports drop in unemployment rate to Portland, OR, crowd. Learned figs. en route from Illinois aboard Air Force One. Says new anti-inflation plan will strengthen dollar overseas, expand United States exports, create more jobs and make sure there's no 1979 recession.] President's comment to crowd that Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) treaty with USSR might be only few weeks away reported; later statement about this by press secretary, in backing away from President's comment, quoted. Carter's stop in Sacramento, California, to campaign for Governor Jerry Brown and Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally detailed. [CARTER - calls on people to support and vote for Brown and Dymally.] 1980 elecs. mentioned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Earlier report on Senator Charles Percy's reelec. battle in Illinois mentioned. Upcoming report on Massachusetts Republican San.'s reelec. problems noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Boston, Massachusetts) Democrats' usual lack of strong support for any Democrat running against Senator Edward Brooke stated. Brooke's troubles this year outlined. Photos shown. Brooke's opposition said to be Representative Paul Tsongas; President Carter's political visit on Tsongas' behalf noted; Senator Edward Kennedy's support for Tsongas mentioned. television ad shown. Poll results showing real issue in race is Brooke reported Senator Ethics Committee investigation of Brooke detailed. [BROOKE - responds to controversy surrounding him.] Senator's recent birthday party described. [BROOKE - comments to campaign workers about situation.] Support for Brooke from Henry Kissinger, women's movement leader Gloria Steinem and Coretta King, widow of Martin Luther King, Junior, cited.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Donaldson, Sam;
Farmer, Don;
Jarriel, Tom;
Robinson, Max

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