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Chisholm Committee Seat #2326

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 29, 1969
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(Studio) Freshman Congress mbr., Shirley Chisholm, asks advocates change from her agriculture assignment to a committee with more relevance to Brooklyn district and education field. Democrats removed her; no new assignment.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [CHISHOLM - Georgia Senator asked me if I was one raising devil on television and radio; said Congress would have fun with me.] Reporter asks about handicap of being black or woman. [CHISHOLM - being woman greater handicap; fight for what I have to do. Plan to speak out in Congress; will be freshman that's seen and heard.]
REPORTER: Marlene Sanders

Sanders, Marlene;
Smith, Howard K.

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