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Campaign '86 / Media and The West #163326

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The West's concern that early reporting on election night will undermine the electoral process in that region examined. [California Republican Party chairman John HARRINGTON - says this is an intentional move by the networks to influence the election.] [Electorate expert Curtis GANS - says the networks are not reporting the tabulated vote.] [ABC News president Roone ARLEDGE - states ABC policy.] A newspaper coverage's from 1832 in which Rhode Island voted three days after President Andrew Jackson had enough electoral votes to get reelected cited!

Jennings, Peter

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