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Brooklyn, New York, Primary #22455

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 18, 1972
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(Studio) Court-ordered special Brooklyn, New York, primary election for Congress representative to be held tomorrow. Contestants: Allard K. Lowenstein; John Rooney.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Brooklyn, New York) Allard Lowenstein former Congress representative from Long Island, New York, rec. architect of 1968 dump Johnson movement, lost in badly run election in June. Lowenstein charges election stolen by forces of John Rooney, incumbent. [LOWENSTEIN - criticizes Rooney's record.] Rooney's low-profile stance noted. Last week at news conference he showed power. Announced Commerce Department, whose budget he approves, had given his district more than $1 million for drug rehab. program. Timing of announcement said coincidence. Similar coincidence in June noted. Rooney war stance noted. Said confident about election. [ROONEY - denies that Tuesday election presents problem.] Rooney charges Lowenstein with being anti-Israel; calls him carpetbagger, who came to Brooklyn just to run for office. [ROONEY - says issue is who can do what for the people.] Endorsement of each candidate by a minor party may continue contest to gnl. election.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:03:00

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