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Campaign `72 / Suburbanite Voters #220926

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1972
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(Studio) 1 of 3 voters resides in suburbs. Their campaign mood featured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Littleton, Colorado) Suburb of Denver is relatively rich and regularly Republican Nixon is way ahead. Watergate and politics of Vietnam peace talk trouble voters but haven't changed many votes.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Evanston, Illinois) Nixon has carried this Chicago suburb over Humphrey, but McGovern is favored this year Northwestern University vote is not decisive. Young professionals vote for man, not party
REPORTER: Jeff Williams

(Atlanta, Georgia) Richard Nixon representatives, to Southern suburban mind, the status quo. George McGovern representatives too much change. Residents subscribe to work, not welfare, ethic; neighborhood schools and not busing.
REPORTER: David Dick

(Mt. Kisco, New York) Republican New York City suburb complacent about Nixon victory. Local Democratic candidates hope for split tickets.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton;
Dick, David;
Threlkeld, Richard;
Williams, Jeff

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