CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 02, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Pulaski, Virginia: Bruce Hall) Virginia's gubernatorial race reported marked by issues of race and abortion; details given, scenes shown from campaigns. of cands. Doug. Wilder and Marshall Coleman. [COLEMAN, WILDER - comment on Virginia pols.] Changes in Virginia examined. [University of Virginia professor Larry SABATO - comments on Virginia.] Historical information given with regard to racism in Virginia. [Former Virginia governor Linwood HOLTON - says he tried to change racist policies in Virginia.] Wilder noted running as pro-choice candidate [WILDER - comments on abortion.] [Democrat pollster Harrison HICKMAN - says abortion issue will overcome race in Virginia.] Race riots in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in September recalled; scenes shown.
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