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Cleveland / Election #56527

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1979
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(Studio) Nonpartisan mayoral primary in Cleveland tomorrow announced; major issues said municipal economy and Mayor Dennis Kucinich.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Cleveland, Ohio) Kucinich's inauguration recalled. [MAN - applies for position of court jester in court of "King Dennis."] Kucinich's difficulties with city council since then recalled. [July 1978, KUCINICH and CNCL. - exchange comments.] The mayor's successful alienation of big business and news media noted. [KUCINICH - comments on channel 5 and 8.] Kucinich's survival of recall effort, Cleveland's default, and city's loss of credit rating recalled. [KUCINICH - says they won't have money to meet payroll.] Kucinich's present campaign for reelec. examined. [WOMAN - comments on lack of police protection.] Apparent fanatically loyal following noted.
REPORTER: Julie Eckhert (WEWS film/tape)

Eckhert, Julie;
Robinson, Max

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