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Atlanta, Georgia / Mayoral Race #467256

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 16, 1973
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(Studio) Atlanta's mayoral election takes place.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Citizens to choose between present mayor Sam Masse 11 and black vice mayor Maynard Jackson. Massell's strategy outlined. Massell uses Hosea Williams, black running for Atlanta city council president, as main issue in election. Williams career explained. [MASSELL - links Williams with Jackson to offset votes for Jackson.] [JACKSON - wishes Massell would run against him rather than Williams.] Jackson appeals to most blacks. [JACKSON - says Massell wants to bring race into election.] [MASSELL - insists Jackson and Williams can't govern Atlanta.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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