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United Steel Workers of America Election #250776

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1977
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(Studio) Associated Press count says Lloyd McBride leads Edward Sadlowski in United Steel Workers of America president election.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) At McBride's Pittsburgh headquarters, tabulation shows McBride ahead. [National campaign coordinator George BECKER - says if trend conts., McBride will win.] McBride, from Saint Louis, is backed by retiring president I.W. Abel. Situation at sadlowski's Chicago headquarters noted; shows him ahead. [SADLOWSKI - says there'll be voting violations.] [McBRIDE - says voting not illegal.] Abel says media attention made Sadlowski serious candidate. [ABEL - says some of press didn't get facts.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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