• Short Summary

    A landslide election victory has brought 68 year-old Richard Daley his fifth term of office as Chicago's Mayor.

  • Description

    A landslide election victory has brought 68 year-old Richard Daley his fifth term of office as Chicago's Mayor.

    He has now been Mayor for sixteen years in America's second largest city, and his reputation has now been enhanced as the most powerful single force in the Democratic party.

    The Mayor piled up a majority of 417, 728 to overwhelm his 41 year-old opponent Richard Friedman, whose attempt to weld together a coalition of Republicans, independent Democrats and blacks splintered against the rock-like walls of the regular democratic machine, which has held power in the city for the past 40 years.

    This was Mayor Daley's comment on his victory:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAWHXJ7X3SDHP2IT1ATU4K10SH
    Media URN:
    VLVAWHXJ7X3SDHP2IT1ATU4K10SH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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