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Tom Bradley's Unsuccessful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1969

LA city councilman Tom Bradley ran unsuccessfully for Los Angeles mayor against incumbent Sam Yorty in 1969. In a rematch in 1973, however, Bradley won. Bradley then became the first black mayor of the city and served 5 terms, leaving office in 1993. Racial issues were major factors in both the 1969 and 1973 campaign, as these clips show. See also videos in "Tom Bradley's Successful Campaign for Mayor of LA in 1973."
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