CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1970
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(Studio) Ohio Senate race incls: Republicans James Rhodes, Robert Taft; Democrat John Glenn.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Cincinnati, Ohio) 1st American to orbit Earth now runs for Senator nomination; Glenn hero, not just political [GLENN - says issues important, fame not enough.] Vietnam and inflation major Glenn issues; claims military and space career good political background. [Leading opponent Howard METZENBAUM - wants to debate to clarify Glenn platform.] [Candidate Dr. Kenneth CLEMENT - says everyone edgy about attacking Glenn because of hero image.] Glenn identity political magic; tough fight ahead.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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