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Chicago / Mayoral Election #289670

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 1983
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(Studio) Harold Washington reported winning Chicago's mayoral election
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Washington's victory over Bernard Epton and his efforts to reunify city examined. [WASHINGTON - comments on win.] Epton noted declining Washington's invitation to unity luncheon with Jane Byrne and Rich M. Daley. [EPTON - notes lack of votes.] Final election outcome listed on screen. [WASHINGTON - notes historical aspect of his victory.] [PEOPLE - doubt Washington's ability.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - anticipates similar outcome on Chicago election] Washington's commitment to reform government noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Reporter(s):
McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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