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Campaign `72 / Republicans and McCloskey #224344

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Jacob Javits calls for platform planks on ending Vietnam war, busing, legalization of marijuana. Representative Paul McCloskey also voices dissent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) McCloskey wants to name 1 delegate he won in NM primary allowing him to place McCloskey's name in nomination McCloskey could then air grievances about Vietnam war before full convention New Mexico delegation names Nixon supporter to cast McCloskey vote. [McCLOSKEY - says Republican party's. reputation for fairness should be maintained.] [Republican National Chairperson, Senator Robert DOLE - denies refusal to McCloskey aimed at stifling dissent.] Rules committee passes rule, majority of delegates in 3 states back attempt to make a nomination from floor.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) McCloskey to appeal decision to full credentials committee McCloskey's would-be delegate is college professor Thomas Mayer.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Santa Fe, NM) Says Republican national committee's. decision to reject McCloskey's request for delegate at convention is unfair. Will follow everyavenueof protest available to get on convention floor.
REPORTER: Ann Penny {KGGM television Albuquerque}

Cronkite, Walter;
Penny, Ann;
Schieffer, Bob

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