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Campaign 1976 / State Primaries / New York Senate Race #45266

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 1976
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(Studio) 13 states hold governor, Senator and House primaries today. In New York, 5 Democrats compete to challenge Senator James Buckley, who's expected to be winner over challenger, Republican Representative Peter Peyser.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Democratic candidates are Dan. Patrick Moynihan, Paul 0'Dwyer, Representative Bella Abzug, Ramsey Clark and Abraham J. Hirschfeld. Front runner is former United Nations ambassador Moynihan. [MOYNIHAN - says he expects to win primary and can probably beat Buckley.] Abzug 2nd to Moynihan. [ABZUG - says if Moynihan would renounce support of Nixon/Ford policies, she might reconsider opinion of him.] Other Democrats in race noted. Question now is will losers unite behind winner in November
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

Reasoner, Harry;
Stewart, Bill

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