NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 1978
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(Studio) No. of primary elecs. being held on Tuesday noted. Details of New Jersey race given, with Senator Clifford Case expected to win Republican nomination and chance that former Pro basketball player Bill Bradley will win Democratic primary.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(New Jersey) Background on Bradley as Princeton graduate, Rhodes Scholar and pro basketball player, as well as details with regard to campaign for Senator, given. TV ad shown. [BRADLEY - states beliefs about pols.] Bradley's endorsement by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman mentioned. Details given about his opponents Richard Leone and Alexander Menza. [LEONE - admits he's underdog in race and without well-known name, but notes his record of public service to New Jersey.] Senator Clifford Case's expected win in Republican primary and outlook for possible general election race between Case and Bradley examined.
REPORTER: Robert Hager