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Campaign 1976 / State Primaries / New York Senate Race / Democrats #489994

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 1976
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(Studio) Of dozen states holding state primaries today New York Senate race for Democratic nomination has attracted most attention.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Five running for nomination are Abraham Hirschfeld, New York city council president., Paul O'Dwyer, former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Representative Bella Abzug and former United Nations ambassador Dan Patrick Moynihan. Last three spent campaign in series of debates and discussions with each other. [CLARK - talks about Abzug's record in Congress] [ABZUG - talks about Clark's record as Attorney General and supervisor of FBI.] 0'Dwyer and Abzug attack family assistance plan which Moynihan prepared for Nixon. [ABZUG - links plan to Nixon's South strategy.] [MOYNIHAN - asks why Southerners voted against plan if it was Southern strategy.] Divisiveness possible after election and affect on November elections noted.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard

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