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Campaign `80 / Big City Vote #512399

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 09, 1980
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(Studio) Importance of big city votes to Democratic party in recent history and especially New York City to President Carter in 1976 considered. New York City Mayor Edward Koch's statement that Ronald Reagan would defeat Carter in New York City if election were today cited. Costs of welfare and medicaid, number unemployed, number of illegal aliens listed as problems of NYC. [KOCH - urges federal takeover now of welfare and medicaid in city.] [New York Lieutenant Governor Mario CUOMO - says Carter has best urban record of any President in modern history.] Possibility that laborers, blacks and unemployed might vote Republican or simply might not vote considered. NBC convention report tonight announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica
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00:03:10

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