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Elec. `79 / Chicago Mayoral Race / Cleveland Financial Troubles #58254

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 28, 1979
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(Studio) Predictions given anchor on arrival in Chicago some time ago re: mild winter and mayoral challenger Jane Byrne's chances of beating Mayor Michael Bilandic in Democratic primary noted to be wrong and also connected. Details given about reasons for Bilandic's loss to Byrne in primary, which dealt late Mayor Richard Daley's political machine serious blow. [BILANDIC - says it looks as though Byrne will win.] [BYRNE - comments.] [MAN - gives problems in getting snow removed from city as reason for Byrne's election] Connections that both Byrne and Bilandic had with Daley machine during late mayor's term reported [WOMAN - comments on Bilandic's loss.] Unopposed city treasurer candidate Cecil Partee said to be machine's highest-ranking candidate in April election; is asked if machine will refuse to support Byrne, as some have predicted. [PARTEE - will campaign for Democrat cand., who is Byrne.] Report is on Cleveland Mayor Dennis Kucinich's success in again proving experts' predictions wrong.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Cleveland, Ohio) Cleveland voters reported to have approved tax increase and rejected sale of city-owned election plant. Support for Kucinich's position and voters' decision by Ralph Nader noted. Nader's telephone call mentioned. [NADER - comments.] [KUCINICH - discusses selling city bonds.] Cleveland's banks said to plan wait before pressing for payment of city loans.
REPORTER: Matt Quinn

Reporter(s):
Quinn, Matt;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:04:10

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