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Campaign `78 / Pennsylvania #257805

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1978
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(Studio) MD, Massachusetts and New Jersey said most political corrupt states. Pennsylvania said now joining them.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Justice Department role in Tuesday's Pennsylvania governor primary race noted. [David MARSTON - campaigns.] Marston firing as United States attorney recalled. Marston's chances considered. [MARSTON - speaks of corrupt practices.] Conviction or indictment of many in Governor Milton Shapp's administration noted. [Richard THORNBURGH - campaigns.] [Arlen SPECTER - campaigns.] Background given. [SPECTER - criticizes Shapp administration] Richard Schweiker said supporting Marston. Senator John Heinz said endorsing Thornburgh. Other candidates, Robert Butera and Henry Hager noted. Pete Flaherty popularity noted; Robert Casey considered. [CASEY - wants return of good name to Pennsylvania.] Ernest Kline considered. [KLINE - speaks at meeting] Chances of various candidates considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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