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Campaign `80 / Carter News Conference #67570

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Carter's news conference today examined. [CARTER - discusses Ronald Reagan; tone of own campaign] His responses to questions with regard to debates, polls, election outlined on screen. [CARTER - comments on Atlanta speech to blacks.] ["Washington Star" reporter Lisa MYERS - notes Patricia Harris first interjected Ku Klux Klan into campaign race.] [CARTER - criticizes press.] [MYERS - says Carter accused Reagan of interjecting Ku Klux Klan into campaign] [CARTER - responds.] [Atlanta, CARTER - comments.] Possibility that president's campaign personality has itself become an issue noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Reagan's statement with regard to Carter's press conference noted; his campaign director William Casey reported demanding equal time from all 3 networks. Details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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