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Campaign 1976 / Florida Primary / Voters #487803

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 09, 1976
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(Studio) 1/3 of Florida voters are on Social Security. Report on Florida pols.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Florida) 1/5 of Florida Republicans and Democrats are over 65. Pols. is entertainment to senior citizens here. Candidates must be Pro-Israel here, too. Jews are 8% of Florida vote; Cubans are 3% of vote. 15% of population is black. [MAN - says none of candidates talked with us.] [WOMAN - says we can't do anything to them; don't know why they're scared.] [2nd MAN - says everybody scared of ghetto.] Jackson has been to black mtgs. & Carter opened offices in black neighborhood. [3rd MAN - says candidates not coming to our areas.] [2nd WOMAN - says candidates ignoring black issue.] 50% of Florida voters are white, Protestant & not retired. REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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