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Freshmen Congressmen / Reform #238523

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1975
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(Studio) Report on freshmen reform Congmen. follows.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Willis Graddison well respected freshman Congmen. [GRADDISON - expresses disappointment with reform Congress Thinks Congress moves at snail's pace. Congress's recess schedule takes up more than 102 days in `75. Doesn't believe most freshmen Congmen. just want to hold job; they want to be useful and accomplish something.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Norwich, Connecticut) Chris Dodd busy 1st few weeks in Congress, pushing for change. [DODD - says amount of work staggering; wishes there were more hrs. in day.] Dodd comes from political family. [DODD - says he must remind himself he's servant of constituents back home.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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