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Campaign `78 / Massachusetts Primary #500716

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1978
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(Studio) Impt. of tax issue in defeating Massachusetts governor's bid for renomination in primary reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) [MAN - intros. Edward King.] King's defeat of incumbent Governor Michael Dukakis in Democratic primary for Massachusetts governor seat detailed; challenger's issues listed. [KING - says people have called for Prop. 13 in Massachusetts and he agrees.] Dukakis' miscalculations about unknown King's effect on race, as well as appeal of Prop. 13 issue to Massachusetts voters, outlined. [DUKAKIS - says Massachusetts would have to close half of state's schools with Prop. 13 situation due to lack of surplus funds that California had.]
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) Senator Edward Brooke's renomination to Senator in Republican primary reported; is noted he'll face Representative Paul Tsongas in November
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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