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Michigan Election / Nixon Help #233811

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 11, 1974
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(Studio) Report on effects of Nixon visit on Michigan 8th congress district campaign.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saginaw, Michigan) Film shows Nixon in Cass City Weds campaigning for Republican James Sparling running against Democrat Bob Traxler. Unsure if Nixon is liability or asset.- [MAN - says President to swing some votes.] [2nd MAN says visit makes no difference; will vote for Traxler] [WOMAN says must be another reason for President' visit.] [SPARLlNG says would vote for impeachment if wrong doing found by House Judiciary Committee No grounds exist as of now.] Nixon shown with Sparling. [SPARLING says doesn't think visit will help or hurt.] [TRAXLER says Sparling will be indebted to admin if he wins.] State legislator Traxler well known in Saginaw and Bay City. Election to be referendum on Nixon.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill

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