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Campaign `72 / Alabama Senate Seat #22603

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 1972
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(Studio) Alabama Democratic Senator John Sparkman faces tough fight for reelection against Winton Blount, former Nixon cabinet member
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Alabama) Sparkman was once Adlai Stevenson's Vice President running mate. He shuns mention of McGovern. [SPARKMAN - says his voting record supports Nixon 78%, with McGovern 50%.] Former Postmaster General Winton Blount is backed by Nixon administration, which wants to take Republican control of Senator [BLOUNT - calls for end to busing, strong national defense] Alabama Governor Wallace may determine winner.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry
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00:03:00

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