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Campaign 82 / Reagan Campaign Trip / Illinois #280688

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan's campaign appearance today in Raleigh, North Carolina, noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Illinois gubernatorial race between Jim Thompson and Adlai Stevenson III with its emphasis on pettiness examined. [STEVENSON, THOMPSON - attack each other.] Stevenson recalled publicly denying that he was a "wimp" when no one had accused him of being 1 in the 1st place. [THOMPSON - denies calling Stevenson a wimp.] ["Sun-Times" columnist Mike ROYKO - thinks Stevenson's a "nurd" rather than a wimp.] [STEVENSON - notes Thompson's economy record.] [STEVENSON - considers it a regime of Ayatollah Khomeini.] [THOMPSON - considers Stevenson a joke.] [STEVENSON - questions Thompson's food bill.] [THOMPSON - notes Stevenson's bodyguards.] [THOMPSON, STEVENSON - deny lying.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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