CBS Evening News for Friday, May 08, 1981
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(McAllen, Texas) Mayoral race between Mayor Othal Brand and Dr. Ramiro Casso here reported focusing on police brutality; videotapes of McAllen police officers beating prisoners, mostly Hispanic, shown, discussed. Strength of Hispanic voting community here noted. [CASSO - campaigns.] [BRAND - denies cover-up allegations.] Impact of campaign on racial-ethnic divisions here noted. [BRAND - claims outside agitators, include UFW, are responsible.] General impact of campaign mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft
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