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(Studio) Republican rules committee plans to open up 1976 convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Miami Beach, Florida) Rules subcommittee does not consider liberal proposals to attract more black and young delegates to future Republican convs. It merely adds language to nondiscrimination clause. (Rules subcommittee chairwoman Mrs. Rosemary GINN - says it's hard to satisfy everybody. Says this is progress, 1 step at a time.] New rule says states should endeavor to have equal representative of women and men in delegations to convs. [Rules committee chairperson William CRAMER - says rules should not be used to further 1 man's candidacy.] Liberal Republican group, Ripon Society, nay initiate court action on rules.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Dean, Morton
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