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California / Proposition 5 #255566

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 02, 1978
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(Studio) Report on California referendum against smoking in public places.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(California) Large anti-Proposition 5 campaign noted. [Excerpts of anti-Prop. 5 commercials shown.] $5 million anti-Prop. 5 campaign stated; poll reflecting success of campaign cited. [Pron. 5 supporter Barbara VESTER - says tobacco industry will stop at nothing to defeat proposition.] [Anti-Prop. 5 spokesperson Charles WARN - asks whether government should be allowed to regulate personal lives.] Smaller pro-Prop. 5 budget mentioned. [Excerpt of pro-Prop. 5 commercial shown.] Poll indicating nonsmokers evenly split with regard to Prop. 5 cited.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David

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