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(Studio) No. of primaries in various states noted include challenges to incumbents, Richard Stone, Russell Long, Paul Laxalt (Ronald Reagan's campaign chairperson), John Durkin and Jacob Javits. Details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) Challenge to Javits by Republican Alfonse D'Amato noted based on Javits' age and illness with motoneuron disease; details given, film shown. [JAVITS - campaigns.] D'Amato's television commercial shown. [JAVITS - comments on campaign] [D'AMATO - responds.] Differing campaign techniques of both cands. and Javits' political attributes outlined. Democrat challengers Bess Myerson, Elizabeth Holtzman, John Lindsay, John Santucci discussed; ERA, abortion mentioned, film shown. [HOLTZMAN - campaigns.]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Trotta, Liz
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