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(Studio) Democratic Representatives oppose additional party reforms being proposed for conv., to give grass-roots delegates more power.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Representative Frank ANNUNZIO - praises old Democratic party and its achievements.] [Representative Wayne HAYS - says Democrat caucus is disturbed that delegates who don't representative anyone, will tear convention up.] [Representative Joe WAGGONNER - says House of Representatives is body of national legislature closest to people, and they have been purposely ignored by new Democrats] [Representative Bella ABZUG - cites value in opening up Democratic party; some Representatives fear threat to own power.] [ANNUNZIO - says Abzug lost her race.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schieffer, Bob
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