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CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 2000
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Harris Whitbeck) The election in Mexico in which the opposition party could win the presidency from the PRI, which has held power for 70 years, featured; details given of President Ernesto Zedillo's moves towards democratization during his tenure. [Opposition presidential candidate Vicente FOX - comments on the government.] [Opposition presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc CARDENAS - says there are now independent political parties.] Charges of vote buying in Mexico's ruling areas noted. [PRI presidential candidate Francisco LABASTIDA - (thru translator) defends the party.]

Whitbeck, Harris;
Woodruff, Judy

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