× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Special Cong. Elections / California / Ohio #233701

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Democratic candidate wins in Ohio's 1st district in special congress election; Republican holds on to seat in California's 13th district.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Democrat Tom Luken wins over Willis Gradison. [Democratic strategist Mark SHIELDS - believes voters find connection between US problems and Washington, DC corruption.] [Republican strategist Eddie MAYE - blames Gradison's loss on strategy and voter dissatisfaction with government]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Ventura, California) Republican Robert Lagomarsino wins over 7 Democrats [Cnty. chrperson. Shirley GHITTERMAN - believes running 7 Democrats divided Democratic vote too much.] [LAGOMARSINO - believes win is victory for himself and supporters, not President]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Major issue in Ohio concerned abortion; Gradison refused to back antiabortion amendment and lost many Catholic votes. Reaction to latest congress election sampled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Vice President Gerald FORD - believes Republicans to begin comeback now; California win encouraging; admits President figured into Ohio loss.] [Senator Robert DOLE - thinks every Democrat elected means another vote for impeachment.] [Senator Robert TAFT - insists Watergate should be cleared up so independent votes can go to Republican candidates.] [Governor John GILLIGAN - states latest elections reflect citizens' need for changes in government] Disapproval of President biggest single factor in win for Democrat Tom Luken in Ohio.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger;
Pappas, Ike

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.