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California / Lottery Vote #293950

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 21, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Los Angeles, California) Upcoming vote in California on forming state lottery examined; TV commercials for and against lottery shown. Current status of state lotteries illustrated on map. [Californians for Better Educ. spokesperson Brad MOORE - thinks lottery will help California schools.] Lottery opponents noted focusing on role of Bally company in promoting lottery and fact that company's former chief executive resigned under investigation for alleged organized crime connections. [Reverend Harvey CHINN - opposes lottery; explains.] Racetracks mentioned opposing lottery as well. [MOORE - notes if tracks win, students lose.] [Los Angeles school board spokesperson Rita WALTERS - considers such attitude blackmail.] Arguments for and against lottery outlined. [Attorney general John VAN de KAMP - considers it bad governmental policy; explains.] Size of projected lottery business in California cited.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Dean, Morton;
Drinkwater, Terry

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