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1980 Presidential Campaign / Puerto Rico / New Hampshire #64094

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1980
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(Studio) Puerto Rico Republican primary leader said to be George Bush.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(San Juan, PR) Primary termed an affirmation of desire for statehood. Election said 2 man contest between George Bush and Howard Baker.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) [George BUSH - says network reports with regard to Puerto Rico primary are good news.] Ronald Reagan's not competing in Puerto Rico and presence in New Hampshire noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Moultonboro, New York) Telling of ethnic joke to Senator Gordon Humphrey and others by Ronald Reagan reported Joke quoted. Reagan described as compulsive story teller Effect of ethnic jokes on politicians who tell them considered. Spiro Agnew and Earl Butz named as example,
REPORTER: John Laurence

Donaldson, Sam;
Laurence, John;
Zimmerman, Bill

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