CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Course of city's mayoral race between Harold Washington and Bernard Epton as election day approaches examined; role of racism and mudslinging in campaign noted. [WASHINGTON - thinks campaign is dirty; comments on propaganda against him.] [EPTON - denies knowledge of Washington hate campaign] [Former press secretary to Richard Daley, Frank SULLIVAN - thinks Washington could win wealthy white vote if he changed tactics.] [EPTON - calls for unity.] Change in Epton's campaign approach described. ["Chicago Tribune" columnist Vernon JARRETT - thinks Epton's victory would destroy city.] [State representative Roger McAULIFFE - believes Washington victory would lower property values on north side.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara
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