• Short Summary

    Dispute continues over the election of Richard G. Hatcher, the Negro mayor of Gary, Indiana,?

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    Dispute continues over the election of Richard G. Hatcher, the Negro mayor of Gary, Indiana, USA. Both sides have made suggestions of voting irregularities, and on election day. Tuesday 7 November, a local returning officer - a Democratic precincts official - admitted to registering false names on the voting roll.

    As the dispute simmered yesterday, National Guardsmen were ordered into parts of the city. A record 75% poll registered on Tuesday, unofficial polls giving Hatcher a narrow lead over the white Republican opponent, Mr Joseph B. Rididgan.

    Mrs Jerkowski was interviewed by a British reporter before the election:

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UX3U7CITOM4YR9LNK3TRVCN1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UX3U7CITOM4YR9LNK3TRVCN1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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