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Democratic Platform / Dissent #1338

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 19, 1968
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(Studio) Humphrey and McCarthy backers clash at Democratic platform hearings.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Vietnam main issue before 110 member committee Chairperson Hale Boggs accused of rigging hearing so pro-admin. witnesses would have more time. [Ex-Congman. Ohio John GILLIGAN - says 14 of 24 witnesses are administration witnesses who talk of past accomplishments. People want to know what we will do about Vietnam, urban crisis and crime.] [VT Anne RAYNOLDS - expects more than 1 floor fight.] [BOGGS - expected feuding and fussing. It will improve.] Foes of war hardening their positions.
REPORTER: John Scali

Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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