CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 1983
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REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Chicago, Illinois) Ongoing conflict between Mayor Harold Washington and machine-controlled city council examined. [Alderman Edward VRDOLYAK - notes United States is not USSR .] [WASHINGTON - claims he has the majority.] Democratic party disunity over Washington's campaign pledge to dismantle political machine noted. [Alderman Danny DAVIS - calls for negotiations.] [Alderman Roman PUCINSKI - denies white alderman have animosity towards mayor.] [Northwestern Univ. spokesperson William SAMPSON - thinks conflict is power struggle between whites and blacks.] [Univ. spokesperson Louis MASOTTI - disagrees.] Washington noted boycotting Democrat fundraiser last night.
REPORTER: Frank Currier
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