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Campaigns `78 and `80 / Gallup Poll / Texas Primary #258182

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 07, 1978
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy's expressed support for President Carter in reelec. noted. Report on new Gallup poll of Democrats, showing their top support for Kennedy. Gallup poll of Republicans with regard to preference for Ford or Reagan also listed. Outcome of Texas primary noted, with state attorney general John Hill's lead over incumbent Governor Dolph Briscoe in Democrat race.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Dallas, Texas) Films of early this morning shown. Details of vote count, still under way, given. [BRISCOE - notes close vote and own contd. optimism.] Hill's campaign outlined. [HILL - says each generation has its opportunities; calls for supporters to take those opportunities for change.] Republican general election candidate to be former Defense Department official William Clements. [CLEMENTS - states that Texas wants change.] Republican loser noted as Ray Hutchison. Democratic senate candidate to face incumbent Republican John Tower will be Representative Robert Krueger. [KRUEGER - quotes Shakespeare.]
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Dean, Morton;
Engberg, Eric

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