CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 24, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Kansas City, Missouri) [Freddy JOLLY - opposes Reagan.] CBS "News-New York Times" poll of blacks' perception of President Reagan's economy policies and concern for poor outlined on screen. [Joint Center for Pol. Studies director Eddie WILLIAMS - thinks black voters must vote this election] South Carolina House cands. Robin Tallon and John Napier examined; Napier's narrow defeat of Abscam defense John Jenrette recalled. Importance of black vote to South Carolina race noted. [NAPIER - claims to have non-partisan office] [TALLON - notes efforts to cultivate blacks and other minorities.] [Rosa DICKSON - supports Napier.] Missouri Congress race between Alan Wheat and John Sharp examined; Representative Richard Bolling's retirement mentioned. Sharp's efforts to distance self from Reagan described. [SHARE - notes President's image in urban areas.] [WHEAT - calls for change.] Ntnwide. efforts to register black voters mentioned; black voter turnout in several states said especially heavy.] Possible impact in November considered.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams
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