CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1969
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(Studio) Report on Republicans in New York City mayoral race.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Incumbent John Lindsay was 1st Republican mayor in 20 years Past successes related. Supporters worry about reelection; first Republican primary in 28 years State Senator John Marchi challenges Lindsay. [MARCHI - says Lindsay has personal organization, not Republican He honors liberal party] Marchi lives on Staten Island [MARCHI - says he'll meet city's needs.] State assemblyman, Vito Battista, joins Marchi in campaigning against Lindsay. [BATTISTA - cites people on public welfare.] [LINDSAY - says conservatives endorse both.] New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller supports, but won't campaign for him. He campaigns with Republicans now. [LINDSAY - says some mad that we haven't had riots.] [MARCHI - cites lawlessness backlash.] Marchi and Lindsay both to be on ballot.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
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