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Campaign 72 / Demo Platform #223222

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 30, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic platform Committee opens 1st in series of 11 regional hearings.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Democrats meet in Fanuel Hall, cradle of liberty, to launch new era of people's platform. Embattled causes voice demands: elderly; children; blacks; whites; ethnics; women's liberate and gay liberation. [N.O.W. - Betsy HOGAN - says women will run own campaigns for women's cause,not be used as clerical workers.] [National gay organization Ernest REAUGH - endorses rights of gays.] [Welfare rights Beulah SAUNDERS - complains about small welfare pmts.] [Representative Walter FAUNTROY says blacks have no permanent friends or enemies, just permanent interests.] [Steven ADUBATO - says white working class must also be considered.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel

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