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Campaign `80 / New York Senate Race / Undecided Vote #507669

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 31, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) New York Senate race between Alfonse D'Amato, Elizabeth Holtzman and Jacob Javits examined; films shown. Issue of Javits' health and remark by Holtzman's neurosurgeon father noted. [HOLTZMAN - regrets father's prediction.] Javits' defense of own abilities cited. [JAVITS - campaigns.) Javits' assessment of D'Amato and Holtzman outlined; pros and cons of Holtzman and D'Amato considered. [D'AMATO - comments.] Scandal involving D'Amato's campaign and possible effect on election mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Significance of undecided voters in this year's election noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [PEOPLE - comment.] No. of undecided voters and group's role in Carter and Reagan campaigns. examined. [WOMAN - comments.] [Dorothy HERRER - comments on Reagan, Carter and John Anderson.] [PEOPLE - comment.] Apparent agreement on issues cited. [Mary and Bob MACKLEDOWNY - comment.] Mackledowny's background outlined. [MACKLEDOWNYS - comment.] Inability of politicians to make clear statement on issue and effect on voters noted. [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Ellerbee, Linda

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