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Jack Schmitt / New Mexico Senate Race #45515

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 29, 1976
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(Studio) Former astronaut Jack Schmitt runs for Senator in NM.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NM) 1972 moon film shown. [Jack SCHMITT - greets child.] Schmitt runs against Joseph Montoya, of Watergate committee fame. [MONTOYA - campaigns.] At state fair, [SCHMITT - campaigns.] Schmitt wants new leadership to attract industry. New Mexico realtors give Schmitt $5000. Spanish-Americans have supported Montoya. Indian vote considered. Schmitt joins Indian war dance. Montoya's record with regard to federal money for military and nuclear installations in New Mexico cited. Schmitt's fame as astronaut considered as political factor.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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