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1970 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election


Live coverage by reporters Carol Rivers and Joe Day covering the election night results. Tape ends with concession speeches by Kevin White and Michael Dukakis. No speeches by Francis Sargent on this tape.

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1970 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election
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Election night converage of the 1970 Massachusetts Governors race in which Republican candidate Francis Sargent, defeated Democratic candidate, Boston Mayor Kevin White, and his running mate Michael Dukakis. 1970.



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Chicago: “1970 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election,” 11/03/1970, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85DDB05375154305A3C32DA8625DFEAB.
MLA: “1970 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election.” 11/03/1970. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85DDB05375154305A3C32DA8625DFEAB>.
APA: 1970 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_85DDB05375154305A3C32DA8625DFEAB
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