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NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 20, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Kenley Jones) Former grand wizard of Ku Klux Klan, David Duke, recalled winning Louisiana state legislature election as Republican candidate GOP reaction to Duke's victory examined. [State representative Kip HOLDEN - protests Duke's election] Duke noted living in condominium just long enough to claim eligibility to run for office in that district. [DUKE - comments.] [State rep. Diana BAJOIE - comments on subtle racism.] Republican officials' reaction to Duke's past association with Ku Klux Klan and Nazi groups noted. [Pol. analyst Joe WALKER - says President Bush's campaign ads. with regard to Willie Horton allowed Duke to be election]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw)[During pre-recorded interview, DUKE - condemns Affirmative Action programs; comments on influx of refugees from Central American; comments on Republican party chairperson Lee Atwater's preparations to disassociate Republican from himself.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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