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Campaign `72 / Republican Platform Committee #21894

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1972
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(Studio) Republicans begin hearings on their platform. Secretary of State William Rogers lauds Nixon's accomplishments. Representative John Ashbrook says President has failed to live up to 1968 platform.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Miami Beach, Florida) Representative platform committee meets in Fontainebleau Hotel. Republican national committee chairperson, Senator Robert Dole, Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz, blinded Vietnam vet, John Todd, 2 prisoners of war wives advocate planks. [ROGERS - criticizes Democrats Shriver, Vance, and Harriman for saying Nixon ignored a peace signal from North Vietnam in 1968. Says signal was given to Johnson administration]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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