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Democratic Primary / Georgia #478949

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1974
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(Studio) Majority leader Georgia house representatives, George Busbee, and Lieutenant Governor Lester Maddox face ea. other in Democratic primary runoff.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) August 20 film shows Maddox campaigning.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Georgia) Maddox campaigns. Accuses Busbee of having made deal with black pols., incling. Georgia representative Julian Bond. Tries to make race issue. [BUSBEE - says 8 years of "The Lester Maddox Show" in capital is enough.] Busbee member Georgia house 18 years Busbee campaigns. Runoff predicted close. [MADDOX - talks about critics.] Maddox challenges Busbee to take lie detector test with regard to dispute over who supported pay raise for Georgia legislature [BUSBEE - calls it desperation tactic.] Maddox won't run again win or lose.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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