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(Studio) President Nixon meets with Congress leaders; generates support for revenue sharing plan.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Representative Gerald FORD - says confident Ways and Means Committee will hold hearings on revenue sharing; legislature will pass.] Nixon meets Representative John Byrnes and Chairperson of Ways and Means Committee Representative Wilbur Mills, promise expeditious hearings on revenue sharing.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
(DC) Mills says hearings to kill revenue sharing; Byrnes opposed to revenue sharing. [Ohio Governor John GILLIGAN - says if program adopted, state and local government continue to fall further behind financial] [Detroit, Michigan, mayor Roman GRIBBS - notes cities at best expect moderate increases in funds, at worst decrease] Labor and civil rights lobbies oppose plan.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Pierpoint, Robert;
- Schorr, Daniel
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