[Mel King campaigns for US Congress]
Original Airdate: 9/3/1986
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Christy George reports on Mel King (candidate for US Congress) and his campaign for the Congressional seat in the eighth district. She reviews the issues impacting King's own South End neighborhood and she analyzes the demographics of the eighth Congressional district. George discusses the geographic and socioeconomic areas from which King draws his support. George's report includes footage of King campaigning from door to door and footage of King campaigning at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and the Man-Ray club. George interviews people on the street about why they do or do not support King. George interviews Thomas Gallagher (State Representative), Mary Jane Gibson (State Representative), and Thomas O'Neill, Jr. (son of Tip O'Neill) about King's candidacy and his chances of victory. George's report includes footage of King's South End neighborhood.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
Subject : Personal Names
Gibson, Mary Jane
O'Neill, Thomas, Jr.
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Type : Genre
News - Television
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