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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 19, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley)

(Metairie, LA: Kenley Jones) Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke reported winning elec. to Louisiana state legislature; scenes shown. [DUKE - says it's a new day in LA pols.] [Kansas Ku Klux Klan grand dragon Tim BISHOP - talks about Duke's election] [Republican ntl. committee chairperson Lee ATWATER - says voters don't know this man.] [DUKE - responds.] Endorsement of Duke's opponent by President Bush and ex-pres. Ronald Reagan noted. [Pollster Joe WALKER - analyzes Duke's campaign] Possibility that Duke's election may be challenged noted.

Utley, Garrick;
Jones, Kenley

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