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Philadelphia / Mayoral Primary Election #482811

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1975
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(Studio) Philadelphia mayoral primary election being held; Mayor Frank Rizzo and state senate Louis Hill seek Democratic nomination for mayor.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Voting goes fairly smoothly after turbulent campaign. Democratic party organization works against Rizzo, but Rizzo overwhelmingly popular in some neighborhoods. [Democrat chairperson Peter CAMIEL - says there have been constant lies and deceit during Rizzo's mayoral term.] [RIZZO - says he's fighting Democratic party machine.] 2 years ago, Camiel and Rizzo took lie detector tests after charges and countercharges made with regard to corruption; Camiel passed test, Rizzo didn't. television commercial for Hill shown. Rizzo favored to win.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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