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Cleveland / Mayoral Recall Election #259131

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 11, 1978
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(Studio) Report on upcoming mayoral recall election in Cleveland.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Cleveland, Ohio) Controversy over Mayor Dennis Kucinich's actions during term in office outlined; problems detailed. Films shown. [Recall leader Albert BALLEW - says Kucinich has proved self incompetent.] Background of Cleveland's problems, many inherited by Kucinich, given. ["Cleveland Plain Dealer" publisher Thomas VAIL - discusses Kucinich's troubles.] [KUCINICH - discusses view that reason for troubles is opposition from big business, which he works against.] Endorsements and opposition in Kucinich campaign by labor unions, blacks, media and others noted; steelworkers and UAW mentioned. [Cleveland labor leader Frank VALENTA - states views about Kucinich.] [KUCINICH - states reasons he's in office.] Outlook for election and for Cleveland's future given.

Faw, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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