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Sun Day and Solar Energy #54058

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1978
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(Studio) Celebration of Sun Day in support of solar energy development noted. President Carter's trip to Golden, Colorado, to tour Solar Energy Research Institution reported and preview of his speech there given. Film shown.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Golden, Colorado) Difficulties in setting up solar equipment on research site due to rain and snow in Denver area this week noted. Carter's expected reception in Colorado and 3 other west states he'll visit, due to his policies on farms and on water, described. Senator Floyd Haskell's apparent contradiction in reelec. campaign, by criticizing Carter policies and then using President as drawing card to fund raiser cited. [HASKELL - doesn't think there's such thing as coattails in Colorado; cites example of his win in 1972, when Richard Nixon carried state in president election] Carter's loss in every west state except Hawaii in 1976 president election recalled.
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Report on Sun Day celebrations at Mt. Cadillac, ME, in Washington, DC at Lincoln Memorial and in Chicago with Indian dance. Remarks by Representative Richard Ottinger and actor Robert Redford quoted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Compton, Ann;
Reasoner, Harry

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