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California / Governor Recall Election / Candidates #735097

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 11, 2003
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(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Findings of an NBC News poll on the California gubernatorial recall election outlined.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) The recall election featured; scenes shown from the drawing to determine the order for listing candidates’ names on the ballot; details given about calls by the ACLU to postpone the election so that the punch card system can be replaced. [In New York, candidate Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER – comments.] [Governor Gray DAVIS – criticizes the recall election.] [Claremont McKenna College professor John PITNEY†- says this is a political version of “Where’s Waldo.”] [Contra Costa County Clerk Stephen WEIR†- comments on the challenge in preparing for the election.]

(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Yesterday’s “Los Angeles Times” front-page pictures of many of the candidates shown. The serious campaigns of candidates Robert Mannheim††, a retired attorney, and centenarian Mathilda Spak†† featured. [MANNHEIM – says there is room for somebody who isn’t a political hack.] [SPAK – explains her platform.] The full results of the NBC News poll on msnbc.com noted.

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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