NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 1976
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(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Report on Pennsylvania and its pols.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Pennsylvania) State and its pols. described. 41st ward meeting shown. [Senator Henry JACKSON - says ward turns him on. Says 41st is biting and wrestling.] Labor leaders distrust newcomers. [AFL-CIO spokesperson James MAHONEY - says sound, smell and feel of Carter doesn't ring true.] Carter signed letter supporting right-to-work laws that labor hates. [CARTER - says labor and pols. like Rizzo being against him might help him.] Mayor Frank Rizzo campaigned for Richard Nixon in 1972. He's for Jackson. [Philadelphia Democrat chairperson Peter CAMIEL - says Rizzo thinks he was born to be US emperor. Rizzo is liability to any candidate.] Rizzo once claimed he had access to President Nixon. [RIZZO - says President Jackson won't forget his Pennsylvania support.] [JACKSON - didn't ask for Pizzo's support.] Pittsburgh Mayor Peter Flaherty is for Carter. [FLAHERTY - intros. Carter.] Flaherty made unions mad at him for cutting city govts. Black political, Charles Bowser,ran against Rizzo for mayor. [BOWSER - says Udall wants to turn American around.] Bowser says Udall's organization is undisciplined. George Wallace campaigned at some of Pennsylvania airports. Pennsylvania primary ballot explained.
REPORTER: John Hart