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Mayoral Elections / Philadelphia #109232

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Barry Serafin) Anticipated mayoral race between Republican candidate Frank Rizzo and Democratic candidate Mayor Wilson Goode noted dominated by MOVE controversy; May 1985 police confrontation with MOVE recalled. Scenes shown. television commercial of Goode's Democratic primary opponent Edward Rendell shown. [RIZZO - accuses police deliberately burned out MOVE.] Rizzo's opponent in Republican primary John Egan mentioned. [RIZZO - anticipates race against Goode.] [GOODE - dismisses Rizzo as city's past; thinks using MOVE for political purposes is mistake.] [Carol COOPER - supports Goode.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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