CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1978
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(Studio) Campaign being waged this year by noncandidate Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Rizzo's campaign to get city charter reformed to allow him to run for 3rd term in office detailed. Chgs. that he's made race an issue in efforts noted and examined. KKK's endorsement of Rizzo and his rejection of it reported Background on Rizzo given; his leadership of police raid on Black Panthers in Philadelphia in 1970 and orders for police to evict group of blacks from house , where they'd lived in violation of health codes, in 1978, mentioned. Films shown. [RIZZO - says blacks will vote black and wts. and blacks who agree with him will vote for him. Isn't racist.] [MAN equates blacks' feeling about Rizzo to Jews' feelings about Hitler.] [RIZZO - discusses issues.] Mayor's positions on various issues cited. [RIZZO - will remain mayor until last day in office, won't be forgotten.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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