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Elections / Mayoral / New York City / Ohio #201408

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 05, 1969
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(Studio) John Lindsay wins New York City mayoral race with 42%. Carl Stokes wins Cleveland race by handful of votes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Lindsay beat 2 conservative candidates. Made Vietnam major issue. [LINDSAY - looks forward to building true coalition of all ptys. Coalitions will have effect on Federal Govt.] Lindsay hinted earlier at 3rd National Party: Urban party
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Cleveland, Ohio) Stokes becomes 1st black to be reelected mayor. [STOKES - says different pts. of city come together in election.] Blacks gave Stokes 97%; whites voted 4-1 for Ralph Perk instead of Stokes.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Plante, Bill

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