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Cong. Election / Pennsylvania / Significance #233187

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 04, 1974
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(Studio) Pennsylvania's 12th Congress district to elect successor to John Saylor, who died last November Race watched closely because of Watergate effects.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Democratic candidate Jack Murtha runs against Republican Harry Fox. [FOX - believes Watergate important only to national media.] [MURTHA - doesn't discuss Watergate much; local issues more important] Fox radio commercial played. National significance of contest evidenced by appearance of Vice President Gerald Ford, Senators Henry Jackson, Edmund Muskie. [AFL-CIO political committee Michael JOHNSON - insists Republicans can't be separated from Nixon.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton
Duration:
00:03:20

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