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Louisiana / Politics / Duke #566926

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 18, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Jefferson Parish, LA: Kenley Jones) Race in Louisiana legislature between former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and opponent John Treen reported; scenes shown. [TREEN - comments on voter turnout.] Endorsement of Treen by Republican leaders, include President Bush and ex-President Ronald Reagan, noted. [DUKE - comments.] Duke's political actions after leaving Ku Klux Klan reviewed; photos shown. [DUKE - comments on racism.] [TREEN - discusses Duke's actions.]

Chung, Connie;
Jones, Kenley

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