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Georgia Primary / Maddox / Busbee #33540

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1974
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(Studio) Lester Maddox defeated in governor nomination, bid by George Busbee.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Atlanta, Georgia) [MADDOX - notes gloomy returns.] Maddox appeal said gone; times change. 1964 desegregation situation noted. [MADDOX - speaks in old film.] Maddox career recalled. "Bo" Calloway noted. May, 1970, film shown. Black role in election noted. [BUSBEE - appeals for Democrat unity for November election. [MADDOX - leads singing "God Bless American"] Press said blamed by Maddox for defeat. Maddox said identification with Georgia's past, not future.
REPORTER: David Snell

Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David

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