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CBS Evening News for Monday, May 31, 1976
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(Studio) California to conduct Senator primaries next week
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [1970, Berkeley, California, film shows Tom Hayden speaking for antiwar movement] Hayden now running for United States Senator against John Tunney. Tunney's roommate, Ted Kennedy. Tunney has identity problem with California voters. [TUNNEY - says he stayed in Washington, DC working for California when some wanted him to glad hand around state.] Hayden, with help from Groucho Marx, Ceasar Chavez, Henry Fonda, argues for national health program, defense budget cut and breaking up of multintl. corps. [HAYDEN - believes he must change world by entering into system of pols.] Hayden's wife, Jane Fonda, made derogatory remarks about Tunney. [On May 27, 1976, TUNNEY - requests apology and retraction from Hayden.] [HAYDEN - apologizes and urges Tunney to debate issues.] [Jane FONDA - plans to use money received for her work as actress to fund Hayden campaign.]
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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