An enthusiastic crowd of some 17,000 cheered the Republican candidate.
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Kennedy championed progressive reforms and made appearances and speeches in McKeesport, Monessen, Washington, Downtown and Oakland, at the University of Pittsburgh field house.
On that Halloween in 1980 Reagan spoke at a Station Square rally on the South Side, accompanied by Sens. John Heinz and Richard Schweiker.