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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1974
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(Studio) Republican Paul Laxalt of Nevada and Democrat William Guy of North Dakota won party's nomination to Senator Rainy night in Georgia for Lester Maddox.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) Heavy voting by urban blacks and defection by rural voters defeated Lester Maddox in Georgia gubernatorial primary. [MADDOX - says is a staggering defeat.] Maddox blamed defeat on apathy of supporters, unfair press coverage and strong antigovernment, anti-Maddox sentiment. Conservative George Busbee winner. [BUSBEE - thinks people want hard-working governor] Republican primary still in doubt. Macon's Ronnie Thompson has lead over Atlanta's Harold Dye. Maddox to return to his souvenir shop.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) In Nevada primary Maya Miller lost bid for Democratic Senator nomination; Shirley Crumpler won Republican governor nomination
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Hall, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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