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Texas / Gubernatorial Race #286178

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1982
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(Studio) Texas gubernatorial race between Governor Bill Clements and candidate Mark White examined in detail; films shown. Role of unemployment rate in campaign noted. [WHITE - links Clements with unemployment; implies that unemployment rate is artificially low in election year] [CLEMENTS - considers idea nonsense.] Issues dominating state races listed; importance of Hispanic community to Clements described. [CLEMENTS - claims he has supported voting rights.] [WHITE - comments on Hispanic vote.] Issue of campaign fins. considered. [CLEMENTS - denies buying elec.; comments on comparing White to Adolf Hitler.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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