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Campaign `72 / Republican Platform Committee #224365

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1972
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(Studio) Republican national committee approves rules changes. Platform committee ends hearings.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) Draft of Republican platform tentatively approved by White House All liberal challenges to Nixon position (on Vietnam, marijuana, abortion, busing) voted down. Stands on issues cited. [Indianapolis, IN, Mayor Richard LUGAR - says no argument in subcommittee on Vietnam plank.] [Representative Peter FRELINGHUYSEN - backs plank on women's rights for more representative, day care ctrs., but no abortion.] [Iowa Lieutenant Governor Roger JEPSEN - explains antibusing plank.] Platform tributes organized labor.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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