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Rafshoon Interview #54670

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 1978
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(Studio) Report on new president communications assistant, Gerald Rafshoon, who ran President Carter's media campaign in 1976 presidential campaign. Rafshoon's upcoming trip to West German economy conference with Carter noted. Interview with Rafshoon, in office that was once retreat for Richard Nixon, shown. [RAFSHOON - discusses public's lack of confidence in government and resulting inflation and other economy problems as reason for Carter's drop in popularity. Talks about advising President to trust own instincts.] Reporter asks about chances for Carter's reelec. [RAFSHOON - says Carter will be renominated and reelected.] Rafshoon's comments on Carter's GOP competition in 1980 given.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Walters, Barbara

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