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Campaign `78 / Virginia and Texas Primary Races / Carter In 1980 #258594

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 04, 1978
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(Studio) Report on decision about one candidate for Virginia Senate seat held by retiring William Scott.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Virginia Republican convention to nominate senate candidate detailed. Final battle between Richard Obenshain and John Warner outlined; Warner's attempts to overcome Obenshain's lead, include floor campaigning by his wife Elizabeth Taylor, noted. Obenshain's win reported [MAN - declares Obenshain winner.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Representative John Young's defeat by state representative Joe Wyatt in Texas Democrat cong. runoff reported; Young's involvement in congress payroll sex scandal 2 years ago mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Poll results indicating President Carter may have trouble being reelected in 1980 noted. Senator George McGovern's statements about situation in Democratic party, made on ABC's "Issue and Answers", reported Film shown. [McGOVERN - says if Carter conts. on present course of emphasis on foreign affairs instead of on domestic affairs, he's confident there will be Democrat challenge in 1980.] View of many that California Governor Jerry Brown will create 1980 challenge to Carter noted. Challenge against Brown in his quest for return to California governor seat mentioned.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:02:40

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