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Convention / Action / Georgia Issue / Agenda #1465

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 1968
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(Convention Hall) 1st convention session long. Pro-Humphrey forces seat regular Texas group. Unit-rule abolished. Georgia delegation issue still unresolved. Film shown of scene when announced that Georgia state Representative Julian Bond's challengers wouldn't entirely replace Georgia regular group.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Convention Hall) [Temporary Chairperson Hawaii Senator Dan. INOUYE - announces vote. Minority report rejected. Calls for Order.] New York and California groups show displeasure. California delegate, Eddie Anderson, tried to burn his credentials. They wouldn't burn. [INOUYE - calls for order.] New York group chants "Julian Bond".
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Convention Hall) Governor Connecticut adjourns session. 17 members regular Georgia delegation resigned expecting compromise. Tonight, there'll be credentials dispute over North Carolina and Alabama and speech by convention chairperson, Representative Carl Albert. Platform fight to begin.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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