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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Mayoral Election #553957

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Ken Bode) West Wilson Goode's close victory over Frank Rizzo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mayoral race discussed. [GOODE - says he won and Rizzo needs to admit it.] Rizzo challenging to have vote recounted mentioned. [RIZZO - says situation was improperly handled.] Vote fraud in Philadelphia discussed. [Pol. consultant Neil OXMAN - discusses cheating in Philadelphia.] Voting along strictly racial lines reported [White WOMAN - says recount the votes.] [White MEN - say they want Rizzo.] [Black WOMAN - says Goode won.] [Black MAN - says Rizzo should give it up.] Bitterly racial elec. discussed.

Reporter(s):
Bode, Ken;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:30

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