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Mayoral Races / Chicago, Philadelphia #84094

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 06, 1983
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(Studio) Viciousness of mayoral races in Chicago, Illinois, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Role of racism in Chicago and Philadelphia races between Bernard Epton and Harold Washington and Frank Rizzo and Wilson Goode, respectively, examined. [Bernard EPTON, Frank RIZZO - comment on race of opponents.] [Pol. scientist Milton RAKOVE, newspaper editor Claude LEWIS - acknowledge traditional role of racism in pols. of both cities.] Epton's exploitation of Washington's criminal background noted reflected in his commercials; ad shown. Factors affecting Goode-Rizzo race discussed. [RIZZO - equates Washington with Al Capone; threatens Jesse Jackson.] [GOODE - distances himself from Jackson.] National scope of Washington's campaign cited; Richard J. Daley recalled. [CROWD - boos Washington and Walter Mondale.] Probable impact of Chicago race outcome on Philadelphia election noted.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(Studio) Current status of cands. in both cities according to latest polls reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Robinson, Max;
Vanocur, Sander
Duration:
00:03:50

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