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The Candidates and The Issues (Brown) #245188

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 1976
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(Studio) Report on California Governor Edmund G. Brown Junior
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(California) Brown is consummate anti-pol. His late entry into presidential race insures chance that Democratic Convention will be brokered. Brown, 37, to be in May 18 Maryland primary and June 8 California primary. California has 280 votes. [BROWN - says federal government can't do everything. Life is tough. Other cntrys. will demand greater share of what United States has. Explains his idea of work-sharing of service jobs for young people.] He'd impose wage and price controls if needed; cut defense budget; strengthen reserve; control crime by providing jobs, and police multintl. corps. [BROWN - says country needs commitment to conservation; United States must show world how to conserve. Need more reverent relations to earth's biology. Says he's not associated with pols. of last 20 years Invites people to take risk with him.] Brown gambling on his contagious political philosophy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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