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Maryland Cong. Election / Watergate Impact #229966

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 20, 1973
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(Studio) Special Maryland Congress election underway for Representative William Mills' seat. Mills committed suicide earlier in year Effects of Watergate on election anxiously awaited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mechanicsville, MD) Democratic candidate Fred. Malkus and Republican Robert Bauman run for Congress seat. [MALKUS - states people concerned over Watergate.] Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz and Vice President Spiro Agnew support Bauman at rally. [AGNEW - says President believes Congress election will show Watergate impact on Americans] [BAUMAN - discounts Watergate impact on election.] Both sides believe race very close.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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