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Mississippi Gov. Race #213721

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 01, 1971
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(Studio) Mississippi' Governor's race reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ruleville, Mississippi) Attorney William L. Waller shown campaigning. He's opposed by Fayette Mayor and ex-NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) field secretary, Charles Evers. Evers campaign shown. [WALLER - objects to his candidacy due to polarization of races introd. in campaign.] [EVERS - says campaign is bringing them together; notes won't be controlled by party machine.] Establishment goes with Waller. Evers won't win, but made black pols. statewide force.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Cronkite, Walter;
Davis, Foster

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