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(Studio) Congress reconvenes. Mood hostile to Nixon administration
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Capitol Hill) Democratic leaders from House and Senator promise executive branch will no longer push them around. At Senator caucus, Democrats approve Mike Mansfield's denunciation Vietnam war as bloody travesty. [Press Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - says US in sensitive stage of peace negotiations. Congress may hinder peace efforts by opposing Nixon on war policy.] [Senate Majority leader Mike MANSFIELD - says Congress knows its responsibilities.] [House Speaker Carl ALBERT - promises to work to restore legislature powers.] [House Min. Leader Gerald FORD - congratulates speaker of House] Swearing in ceremonies with Vice President Agnew held.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Studio) Washington Senator Henry Jackson, war hawk, says Nixon made serious mistake by not explaining war bombing to people. Henry Kissinger will brief GOP Congress Friday on bombing and peace talks.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Mudd, Roger;
- Rather, Dan
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