× Streaming access to the collection is currently unavailable, due to unscheduled maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience to your patrons. If a research affiliate would like assistance accessing content during this time, they can contact us for special instructions.
× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

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

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 03, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

(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

Chancellor, John;
Harris, Don;
Mackin, Catherine

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.