CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 08, 1981
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(Studio) Possibility of President Reagan's strength being less than expected in the South reported indicated by results of Mississippi congress election
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Democrat Wayne Dowdy's win examined. [DOWDY - notes peoples' campaign was run.] Republican candidate Liles Williams recalled running as Reagan's man; details given. [July 6, WILLIAMS and REAGAN - talk on telephone.] campaign. tactics of each candidate described. [Representatives Guy VANDER JAGT, Tony COELHO - react to Mississippi election] Boost given Democrats by election results considered.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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