ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1980
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(Studio) Battle for South reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Plains, Georgia) November 3, 1976, scenes of Carter shown. Support of South in 1976 noted. Reagan campaign in Americus, Georgia, reported Reagan stance re: Carter's embarrassment to South noted; Reagan remarks with regard to Carter's loss of born-again Christian support also quoted. [Reagan campaign Lee ATWATER - says Carter has betrayed South.] Carter's leads and shaky positions in S states shown on screen. Texas, Mississippi, EL said close. [Reagan campaign Ernest ANGELO - says Reagan leads in Texas.] [Carter campaign Tom HENDERSON - calls Texas race a dead heat.] Hispanic vote noted [ANGELO and HENDERSON - comment.] Carter strategy with regard to Hispanics and aid by Edward Kennedy reported Scenes shown. George Bush said a plus with Hispanics. Mississippi said like Texas. Blacks' lack of enthusiasm for Carter noted. [Reagan campaign Art JACKSON - says Reagan is philosophically with South.] Support for Reagan in Plains, Georgia, reported Scenes shown.
REPORTER: Jim Wooten
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