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Michigan Election / Reaction #233887

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
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(Studio) Washington, DC leaders react to Republican loss.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Republican national committee official says party didn't expect to win seat. [Pol. adviser Dean BURCH - says Nixon visit raised Sparling's standing from 9 points behind to 2 points. President helped him.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Palm Springs, California) Vice President Gerald Ford blames organized labor. [FORD - says party took licking; should analyze what can be done.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Democratic party chairperson Robert STRAUSS - says pleased with outcome; thinks Nixon leadership important issue.] Congress election in San Francisco, California, Jun. 4.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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