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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1972
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(Studio) Consumer advocate Ralph Nader compiles report on Congress Says Congress representatives President and special interests, rather than people who elect its members
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 1000 volunteers work on Nader's crusade to reform Congress Profiles of every member of Congress compiled. [NADER - says Congress abdicates power to committee chairperson, executive bureaucracy, and special interest groups.] [Representative Gerald FORD - says Congress can uplift self and become equal partner with executive and judicial branches. Denies that Congress has abdicated all power, however.] [Representative Martha GRIFFIThigh school - says Nader seeks power.]

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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