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Atlanta / Mayoral Race #274033

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 26, 1981
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(Studio) Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Maynard Jackson noted ineligible for mayoral race.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Atlanta, Georgia) Role of race in campaigns. of cands. Andrew Young and Sidney Marcus examined. [MAN - explains reason for voting.] Implications of situation for Atlanta in general discussed. [MARCUS - notes biracial commitment of city.] [Cnty. cmsr. Manuel MALOOF, YOUNG - debate situation.] [Blanchard COOKE - discusses block voting by both blacks and whites.] Anticipated outcome of tomorrow's vote mentioned. [YOUNG - compares city's election with "new Jerusalem."]

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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