CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 1983
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REPORTER: Bill Kurtis
(DC) Senator John Tower's decision not to seek reelec. and implications for Republican strength in Senate examined. [TOWER - explains decision.] Fundraising efforts recently for Tower by Reagan and other prominent Republicans recalled. [REAGAN - praises Tower.] Speculation that Tower wants to replace Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger if Reagan's reelected considered. Senator Howard Baker recalled also deciding against seeking reelec.; futures of Senator Republicans Mark Hatfield, Charles Percy, Jesse Helms and Strom Thurmond considered.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
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