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Louisiana / Gubernatorial Race #286925

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 12, 1983
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(Studio) Estimated campaign spending by Louisiana gubernatorial cands. noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Baton Rouge, LA) Gubernatorial race between Edwin Edwards and David Treen examined; films, commercials shown. [EDWARDS - explains support of those polled despite their lack of faith in his credibility.] Edwards' wife recalled receiving several thousand dollars from Tongsun Park during 1976 Koreagate scandal. [EDWARDS - campaigns. by capitalizing on his reputation as a womanizer.] Edwards' Cajun background noted. [TREEN, EDWARDS - debate issue.] [EDWARDS - comments.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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