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Legislative vs Executive Power #22802

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Democrats pass resolution aimed at reasserting Congress powers.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Democrats say people Nixon wants in cabinet will have to testify on demand before Congress cmtes. after taking office. So will all rest of his nominees from now on. [Senate Majority Leader Mike MANSFIELD - says Congress trying to restore lost prerogatives.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says American political system requires cooperation between legislature and executive branches.] Antiwar feeling and Secretary of State's recent refusal to appear before Congress incited Democrat revolt.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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