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Journal (Political Machines) #463776

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1972
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(Studio) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Democrat political machine tried to help Senator Muskie in president primary there. Reminds people big city political machines still exist, though weakened. They did try to give help to those needing it. Representative Bill Barrett cited as example. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [BARRETT - shown helping citizens with problems.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) In return for services, city machine wants votes. In cities where machines are game, however, people don't get such help.

(E] New York City Mayor John Lindsay suggests city workers take 2 weeks off with pay, to ease city budget jam. Former New York machine Boss Tweed wouldn't have dreamed of that, nor would have needed to.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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