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New York City Mayoral Race #443174

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 31, 1969
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(Studio) Law and order issue decisive in recent election. New York City mayoral race pits incumbent John Lindsay against both major ptys.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) Control of local schools battle resulted in 3 strikes and schools closing. Racism and anti-Semitism blamed on Lindsay. [Mayor LINDSAY - says learned how to lose by Primary defeat.] He's recaptured supporters. Many Democrats desert their candidate, Mario Procaccino. Billed as candidate of white, working, middle class. Election probably to be decided on personality; not law and order. [PROCACCINO - describes La Guardia and self in relationship to La Guardia.] Governor Nelson Rockefeller supports Republican John Marchi. He and Procaccino are splitting conservative vote. [MARCHI - says law and order our defense of personal liberty.] Lindsay favored.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:04:40

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