NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 1978
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(Studio) Domination of California primary election by Prop. 13 question noted. Governor Jerry Brown's race for reelec., his political problems and possible effect on his running against President Carter in 1980 reported Brown's original popularity and its waning since 1974 mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Los Angeles, California) Details of Brown's candidacy in 1974 and of his present race for reelec. given; poll results showing Brown's popularity slipping stated. Poll gains made in latest California Field Poll by Republicans running for gov., Evelle Younger, Ken Maddy, San Diego Mayor Pete Wilson and former Los Angeles police chief Edward Davis, reported [Brown campaign manager Gray DAVIS - says public has been hearing only one side of story. States that Brown forces are proud of governor's record and are beginning to publish it.] Changes in Brown's style from 1st campaign to 2nd listed; opponents' reactions to this described. [BROWN - comments on critics' chgs. that his government is full of style and no substance.] Other details of Brown's campaign and his opponents' criticisms of him outlined. television ad shown. Impact of property tax issue on Brown's campaign examined; also viewed are his ambitions to be President
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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