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Mayors / New Orleans / Raleigh #249419

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 13, 1977
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(Studio) Report on election of New Orleans' 1st black mayor; Mayors Hatcher of Gary, IN, and Stokes of Cleveland, Ohio, noted as among 1st black mayors in US.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [Ernest "Dutch" MORIAL - notes coalition of people that helped him win.] Details of Morial's election against opposition by Joe DiRosa given. [Morial supporter Simon WEBBER - says Morial is no miracle man but bust man like others and will try.] Morials reaction to race issue in campaign cited. [MORIAL - talks of working to improve city for all.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

(Studio) Civil rights and women as mayors noted. Report on election of newest woman mayor and probably oldest.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Raleigh, North Carolina) Background report on IsabelIa Cannon, 73, who defeated incumbent to become mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina. Campaign detailed. [CANNON - talks about qualifications and age factor.] Cannon's business background at UN and at North Carolina State University noted; reaction of senior citizens to election cited.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Dean, Morton;
Hall, Bruce;
Teichner, Martha

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