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Gubernatorial Races / Virginia and New Jersey #274046

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 27, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey examined; [Virginia. Democratic candidate Chuck ROBB, Republican candidate Marshall COLEMAN - accept nominations.] Robb's marriage to Lyndon Johnson's daughter Lynda Bird recalled; films shown. [ROBB, COLEMAN - debate issues.] Radio and television commercials for both candidates examined. Possible impact of President Reagan's campaign efforts for Coleman considered. [Lyn NOFZIGER - notes President's role in race.] [October 15, 1981, REAGAN - campaigns for Tom Kean.] Kean's position on several issues mentioned; his opponent, Representative James Florio discussed. [FLORIO, KEAN - debate; mention New Jersey's outgoing Governor Brendan Byrne.] [NOFZIGER - continues analysis.] Importance of appearance in pols. noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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