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Ohio / 1974 Elections Influence 1976 #236383

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 27, 1974
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(Studio) Clues to `76 election found in `74 congress elections.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Youngstown, Ohio) Former astronaut John Glenn captures Democrat senatorial nom. in Ohio. Glenn won in primary over Senator Howard Metzenbaum. Glenn faces Cleveland Mayor Ralph Perk in general election. [PERK - feels optimistic about election, although Glenn favored winner.] Republican James Rhodes attempts comeback as Ohio governor Rhodes faces incumbent Governor John Gilligan. [RHODES - says things won't get better till Ohio leadership changes.] Behind scenes, fight for influence in Democrat state party goes on between Glenn and Gilligan and possible spot on national ticket in `76. [GILLIGAN - doesn't think governor could figure in presidential election.] [GLENN - doesn't want to speculate beyond `74 congress race.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill

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