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Chicago, Illinois / Washington Death #553874

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 26, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Jim Cummins) Scenes shown of memorial service for late Chicago mayor Harold Washington. [Progressive Baptist Church spokesperson Herbert MARTIN - eulogizes Washington.] [Chicago political analyst Don RHODES - says political situation will be chaos.] City council and interim mayor David Orr shown. [ORR - says everyone is trying to pull together.] Aldermen Timothy Evans and Eugene Sawyer reported cands. for acting mayor position; scenes shown. Jane Byrne, Edward Vrdolyak and Richard Daley noted to probably run in next election [RHODES - says will be reemergence of political cands. from last few years] Jesse Jackson mentioned as possible mayoral candidate [JACKSON - (from Kuwait) says unity is important] Washington's funeral arrangements mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Cummins, Jim

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