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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 09, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Florida.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Florida) Florida is 2nd fastest growing state. It's an urban state; agriculture important here. Tourism gives $9 billion year to Florida economy 1 of 5 Florida residents employed by tourism. It's retirement capital of US. Pols. of state noted. Blacks are 14% of registered Democrats Black publisher says blank vote being ignored. 1% of Republicans are black. Most Cubans are conservative and anti-Castro. Candidates have wooed them. 32.6 is median age here; 28.1 years on national level. Median voting age 46.6 years compared to 43 for national Edward level is 12.1 years, just like national figure. Per capita income is $5235; national average is $5434. 2 1/2 million Democrats registered compared to 1 million Republicans
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard

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