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Election 1982 / Illinois Governor Race #292648

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 07, 1983
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(Studio) Illinois Governor James Thompson's defeat of challenger Adlai Stevenson, Junior recalled. Chgs. that Thompson administration manipulated state unemployment figures reported.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Chicago, Illinois) "Washington Post" newspaper report with regard to manipulation of unemployment figures detailed. Thompson's call to Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan and Donovan's response cited. File tape shown. [Stevenson spokesperson Rick JASCULCA - comments.] Labor and Justice Department investigations and outcomes reported.
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely

Blakely, Derrick;
Stahl, Lesley

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