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Fund-Raising Dinner / President / Cong Elections #233589

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 27, 1974
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(Studio) President to speak at Republican fund-raising dinner tonight. Most Republicans up for congress reelection don't want President' personal aid.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Some Senators admit openly President to hurt chances for congress reelection. [Senator Henry BELLMON - thinks candidates to be hurt in long run if they run from President during election.] [Senator Robert DOLE - doesn't think President to help him in campaign.] [Senator Robert PACKWOOD - says President to be liability to his campaign.] Senators Barry Goldwater, Milton Young, Edward Gurney don't want any outside help for their campaigns. Senators Jacob Javits, Peter Dominick and Marlow Cook react to President' statement. Senators Lowell Weicker and C. Mathias Junior refuse to ask President for support because both on White House enemies list.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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