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CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 02, 1974
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(Studio) Democrats meet to organize next Congress
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) House Democrats strip Ways and Means Committee's power to make committee assignments. For some time, chairperson Wilbur Mills' power waning. Mills' appearance with stripper Fanne Foxe did little to help him politically. Phil Burton elected new chairperson of caucus. "Fishbait" Miller replaced as doorkeeper of House by James Malloy.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Chairperson Mills says visit to stripper was deliberate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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