CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 08, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Doug. Wilder reported projected to win Virginia gubernatorial race over Marshall Coleman. David Dinkins reported defeating Rudolph Giuliani in New York City mayoral race. Report introduced.
(Studio: Bruce Morton) Impt. of abortion and race issues in these elecs. and future impact upon Republican party examined. [Black cands. WILDER, DINKINS, New Haven, Connecticut, mayor John DANIELS, Seattle, WA, Mayor Norman RICE - campaign] [Representative John LEWIS - says these cands. do not act or talk like Jesse Jackson.] [Joint Center for Pol. Studies spokesperson Cheryl MILLER - comments.] [Author Thomas EDSEL - comments on rise of blacks in United States pols.] In New Jersey, James Florio noted defeating Representative Jim Courter. CBS News-"New York Times" poll results given with regard to Virginia race. [Pollster Linda DIVALL - comments on impact of abortion issue.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Indications that abortion issue will be more prevalent in future elecs. and its important to Republican party reported [President BUSH - comments.] [Democratic national committee chairperson Ron BROWN - comments.] [National Abortion Rights Action League spokesperson Kate MICHELMAN - says Bush is out of touch with Americans] Virginia voters noted supporting pro-choice candidate Wilder. [Representative Jim LEACH, Senator Bob PACKWOOD, Vice President Dan QUAYLE - comment.] Republicans reported asserting that Coleman lost Virginia race for reasons other than abortion issue.
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