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Campaign `78 / Oregon Governor's Race / Gay Rights / Darling Profile #54000

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1978
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(Studio) Outcome of elecs. in Oregon reported State senate Victor Atiyeh's defeat of former Governor Tom McCall in Republican primary for governor's job noted; he'll face incumbent Governor Bob Straub in fall. Repeal of homosexual rights ordinance in Eugene, OR, stated; nighttime march by gay rightists mentioned. Film shown. California Governor Jerry Brown's fight to keep present job detailed. Report is on one Brown opponent, Lowell Darling.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Sacramento, California) Profile on Lowell Darling. [DARLING - won't speak against Brown; wants his vote, but isn't banking on it.] [BROWN - comments on Darling.] News team's meeting with Darling in San Francisco described. [DARLING - discusses his handshaking equipment.] Darling's campaign appearance in restaurant in Los Banos, California, detailed. [DARLING - discusses his invention for use in baby-kissing.] Darling's platform reported [DARLING - talks of one section of platform, involving President] Sacramento mentioned.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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