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Campaign 1976 / Pennsylvania Primary / Democrats / Labor #245530

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Pennsylvania primary.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pennsylvania) Campaign to stop Jimmy Carter is underway. [CARTER - says some political figures want to see him lose.] Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo's forces for Senator Henry Jackson, and AFL-CIO political leaders dislike Carter for his antilabor record. [AFL-CIO Retail Clerks Union Wendell YOUNG - notes labor's and liberals' "stop Carter" effort and how it works.] Young is one of 100 union members running as delegate and 1 of 50 running uncommitted. [YOUNG - says he's for Humphrey.] April 8 film shows Senator Hubert H. Humphrey with labor representatives He's popular here. [YOUNG - says some of Jackson representatives are backing Jackson so there'll be enough delegates at convention to elect Hubert H. Humphrey.] [Jackson state finance chairperson Sonny DOGOLE - says hasn't indicated this is a sham for Hubert.] In 1968, Dogole was Humphrey's national finance chairperson He led Pennsylvania fund raising for Humphrey in 1972. [DOGOLE - says Hubert H. Humphrey isn't candidate. Doesn't see why labor wouldn't consider Jackson as good President] Race could be narrowed to Carter and Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:04:10

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