ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic platform committee completes draft policy statement. It is McGovern-dominated but conspicuously lacks his detailed welfare, tax, and defense plans. Alabama Governor George Wallace's spksmn. calls it a suicide note for November Wallace will take objections to convention floor.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [California delegate Shirley MACLAINE - supports McGovern and women's rights.] 150 committee delegates include blacks, Chicanos, men, women, young, old, and supporters of all candidates. Platform calls for: review of tax loopholes, guaranteed income, Federal health insurance program, busing as tool for desegregation, action against drugs and organized crime, women's rights (except abortion), United States troop withdrawal from Vietnam, amnesty for war evaders, defense budget cuts. Marijuana, sexual freedom not mentioned in platform.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
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