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Chicago Mayoral Primary / Weather #58212

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1979
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(Studio) Possible effect of winter weather in Chicago on mayoral primary on Tuesday noted. Mayor Michael Bilandic's problems reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicagoans anger at city's failure to clean up rapidly after record snowfalls stated; wishes of some for days of late Richard J. Daley mentioned. [DALEY - comments on strength of Chicago.] Details given about primary campaign between present mayor, Bilandic, and opponent, former Daley administration commissioner Jane Byrne. television ads for both shown. Weather issue in campaign discussed. [BYRNE - comments.] Audio tape of Bilandic speech played, as broadcast by WIND radio. [BILANDIC - comments.] Mayor's other problems, include mother's death, mentioned. [BILANDIC - admits mistakes; is determined administration will learn from them.] Outlook for Chicago administration, depending of outcome of primary, given.
REPORTER: Richard Mayk (WLS newsfilm)

(Studio) Report from Republican state's attorney of Cook Cnty., Illinois, that 3 Democrat precinct capts. have been arrested for threats of violence against independent city council cand.'s workers noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Mayk, Richard;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:30

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