CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 20, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon delivered 2 State of the Union messages to Congress, 1 detailed written version and 30 minute television speech. Sought action on unrealized goals set in 1971 speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [NIXON - appeals for 1971 goals: welfare reform, revenue sharing, government reorganization, health care, and environmental Reprimands pessimists.] [Senator William SAXBE - calls speech excellent.] [Representative Gerald FORD - impressed with new proposal for financing education with less real estate tax.] [Representative John M. ASHBROOK - criticizes Nixon for not cutting back ineffective programs.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says Nixon proposals not good enough.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - wants more specifics.] [Senator Henry M. JACKSON - says speech was Republican Party Political Campaign platform.] [Ala. Governor George WALLACE - pleased with Nixon plan to return schools to local control.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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