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Election #207378

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1970
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(Studio) Democrats hold Congressional control; Republicans decrease usual House losses, gain in Senate; Democrats gain major governorships.; Indiana Senate race close.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Indianapolis, IN) Senator Vance Hartke and Richard Roudebush few hundred votes apart. [Hartke's campaign manager Jacques LeROY - predicts win; vicious race.] [IN Republican chairperson Buena CHANEY - says race extremely close.] Ballot boxes impounded; recount certain.
REPORTER: David Henderson

(Studio) Republicans win 11 Senator seats, Democrats 21; Senators Albert Gore and Joseph Tydings unseated; also Senators George Murphy, Charles Goodell, Ralph Smith; Republicans win 178 House seats, Democrats 255; Democrats win 20 governor seats, Republicans 12; James Buckley wins New York Senate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Conservative James BUCKLEY - says people want new direction.] Administraiton aided Buckley. [Representative Richard OTTINGER - says non-conservatives must unite.] [Senator Charles GOODELL - says succumbed to evil tide.]
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) John Tunney unseats Senator George Murphy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [TUNNEY - says administration can't tell California people how to vote.] Governor Ronald Reagan reelected; Wilson Riles new California Edward Supt. [RILES - supports integration, won't dictate method.] California votes by man, not party
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Democrat chairperson Lawrence O'Brien says Democrats won.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Clemente, California) [NIXON - calls response good for Republicans]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(No location given) [O'BRIEN - claims victory.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Nixon-Agnew campaign doesn't seem to have been as effective as they'd hoped.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Henderson, David;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Wallace, Mike

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