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Campaign `72 / Columbus, Ohio (Part 1) #21981

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1972
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(Studio) Columbus, Ohio, featured as typical mid-American town in election year
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Columbus, Ohio) Columbus described as city with regard for sentimentality. King's Island Amusement Park customers forget about politics. At Ohio State University, group of students organization to back Nixon. [Nixon reelection committee Jeff BRAGG - says 80% youth in Ohio are not in college. Plans canvas to register those young people for President] McGovern supporters work to reclaim labor votes from defection to neutrality by AFL-CIO President George Meany. [UAW President Leonard WOODCOCK - says such neutrality would reelect Nixon.] [Bartender John MOON - says taxes is big issue.] 350,000 signatures on petition to repeal Ohio income tax law.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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