× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Michigan / Demo. Victory #31000

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Nixon campaigned in Michigan 8th congress district for Republican candidate James Sparling; didn't help Sparling.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Cass City, Michigan) Democratic candidate Traxler wins. [Cass City RESIDENT - says voted Democrat 2 years ago voted Republican but lost faith in Republican party Says her vote was an anti-Nixon vote.] [Cass City RESIDENT - says used to be Republican, but voted Democrat] [J. Robert TRAXLER - says opponent lived in White House on Pennsylvania Ave.] [James M. SPARLING - says doesn't blame President or anyone else for defeat. Glad Nixon came.] Few people believe that Sparling was the big loser.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.