Pat Brown Loses Election to Ronald Reagan

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KPIX News report from November 9th 1966 in San Francisco with Rollin Post, featuring a press conference at the Los Angeles residence of California's Governor Pat Brown (pictured with wife Bernice Layne Brown), who has just lost the gubernatorial election to Ronald Reagan. Brown reflects on his defeat, pays tribute to the campaign of his opponent and also points out that Reagan would be a strong contender for any potential future Presidential run. Also includes scenes from a press conference by Ronald Reagan at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, in which he talks about his plans to tackle issues relating to crime, education and the economy. Reagan won this gubernatorial race by a landslide, with just over 6.5 million Californians voting, which was approximately 57% of the registered electorate. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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