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Illinois Gov. Race / Walker #13109

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1971
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(Studio) Illinois Governor Democrat race in progress.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Illinois) [Democratic Candidate Dan. WALKER - says people sick of machine pols. and Daley hand picking governor] Walker walked 1,100 mile across state in more than 3 mos.; campaigning shown. Walker, 49, runs against Daley's Democrat machine; hopes his campaign will appeal to young voters. [WALKER - says people like to meet candidate personally.] Walker is liberal Democrat and ex-$100,000 per year busman. [MAN - says showing people he's trying; not riding around in limousine.] [2nd MAN - says got to do this to get lower class votes.] [3rd MAN - says it's different; will vote for him.] Walker received a lot of publicity at different stops.
REPORTER: Kenneth Gale

Gale, Kenneth;
Smith, Howard K.

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