NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 05, 1984
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(Studio) Louisiana noted trying to cancel today's presidential primary to save money; Justice Department's ruling reported.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(Breaux Bridge, LA) Cajun apathy toward presidential pols. examined; films shown. [Rosen TIBIDEAU - comments.] Artist George Rodrig's paintings shown; former governor Huey Long and Governor Edwin Edwards mentioned. Breaux Bridge's attitude toward election for sheriff versus presidential election described. [Elec. commissioner Alvin WILTZ - doesn't expect much voter turnout today.] [PEOPLE - comment on voting for Gary Hart, Jesse Jackson.]
REPORTER: Ken Bode
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