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Campaign `72 / Rhode Island Senate Race #220382

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 23, 1972
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(Studio) Republicans need to win 6 more seats to control Senator
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Providence, Rhode Island) John Chafee, Republican, runs for Senator from Rhode Island. Senator Claiborne Pell, Democrat, incumbent, tries to keep his job. Both are liberal, well-qualified candidates. [PELL - calls for withdrawal of US from Vietnam if POW's released.] [CHAFEE - wants United States out of Vietnam war.] Chafee rides bicycle, copter, bus, etc. to demonstrate concern for urban transportation. Pell rushes back and forth to Washington, DC to vote.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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