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Election 1976 / House, Senate and Governors' Races #486425

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 03, 1976
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(Studio) Congress, Senator and govs.' races noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Democrats will control Congress and have record number of govs. 1 new governor could become Republican power house, Illinois's James Thompson. House and Senate Democratic control doesn't change; changes occurred in Senate with upsets of several Senators, include Wyoming Senator Gale McGee, Utah Senator Frank Moss and California Senator John Tunney who was upset by Republican S.I. Hayakawa.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Los Angeles, California) Tunney had means to win in California, but lost instead. [TUNNEY - says he expected to win and doesn't know what went wrong.] Hayakawa says he's surprised at winning. [HAYAKAWA - says he wouldn't have tried for job if he hadn't thought there was possibility of winning.] Hayakawa says anti-DC sentiment played part in election. [HAYAKAWA - says he'll have to learn how to operate in DC.] Hayakawa says more like him should run for office; that there are too many lawyers in Congress
REPORTER: Don Harris

(NYC) 2 other Japanese-Americans in Congress are Hawaii Democratic Senator Dan. K. Inouye and Hawaii Democratic Representative Spark M. Matsunaga. Minnesota Governor Wendell Anderson will appoint someone to take Senator Walter Mondale's place; he'd like job for self.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Harris, Don;
Mackin, Catherine
Duration:
00:03:30

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