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New York City Mayoral Race / Democratic Candidates #204038

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 12, 1969
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(Studio) New York City votes for mayor Tuesday Report on candidates.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Welfare protest shown. Mayor becomes symbol of all wrong in NYC. 5 Democrats run. Robert Wagner runs again. [WAGNER - says people ask me to return.] [Mario PROCACCINO - says officials turn backs on riots and lawlessness.] [Congman. James SCHEUER - cites national trend to conservatism.] Mayor, Fayette, Mississippi, Charles Evers with Herman Badillo. [BADILLO - says wants to form new Democratic party] Pulitzer prize winner, Norman Mailer, campaigns with Jimmy Breslin. [MAILER - calls self dull enough to be elected to high office. Blows nose.] Mayor John Lindsay's popularity rating weak.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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