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Indiana Senate Race #231686

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 31, 1974
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(Studio) IN Senate race thought tossup. Contenders both presidential timber.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Terre Haute, IN) IN State University homecoming good place for campaigning. Republican Richard Lugar, 42, was mayor of Indianapolis 7 years Opposed by Senator Birch Bayh.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Indianapolis, IN) Lugar recs. award. [LUGAR - talks about candidates and those who serve.] Reporter compares him to Adlai Stevenson. Bayh, 46, seeks 3rd term. Has cntryfied approach. Lugar burdened by being Nixon's favorite mayor in Watergate and un-Repb year Bayh not considered liberal by IN voters [BYSTANDER - says Bayh mixes right in crowd.] [2nd BYSTANDER - says Bayh is good man.] Union labor behind Bayh's $1 million campaign funds. Lugar has $2 million from real estate interests and AMA. Whoever wins will be indebted to contributors, intelligent and forward-looking, and have White House ambitions.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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