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(Studio) Report on Cleveland Democratic primary,
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Cleveland, Ohio) 1st Negro mayor of major city, Carl Stokes, up for reelection. Controversy surrounds Stokes replacing white policemen with blacks for ghetto and administration scandal over alleged special treatment for Negro police applicants. Former Service Dir,, Robert Kelly, is Stokes' opponent. [KELLY - says Stokes' failure to enforce law divided people. Spks, of crime and violence in city.] [STOKES - says some question our safety on street record and our support of police out of pol, motivation,] White Republican candidate is Ralph Perk, who is expected to win in November Voter registration down in black wards and up in white.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner
- Smith, Howard K.;
- Tuckner, Howard
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