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Bush and Eggers Rally in Dallas, Part I (1970)
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1970 |
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    Republican gubernatorial nominee Paul Eggers criticizes his opponent, Preston Smith
    KPRC reporter Kay Bailey records multiple takes on the scene
    Then Congressman George H. W. Bush addresses the crowd
    Senator John Tower of Texas takes his seat next to Barbara Bush
    President Richard Nixon approaches the lectern
    Nixon commends the Texas Longhorns for their no. 1 ranking in the AP Poll. The then undefeated Longhorns had moved up from second to first place in the rankings released on October 26. The team finished third in the poll following a loss to Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl Classic. 
    The Dallas Cowboys finished the 1970 season first in the division, advancing to Super Bowl V. The team lost to the Baltimore Colts, 13-16.
    SMU finished the 1970 season with a 5-6 record