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1974 Cong. Elections / White House Meeting #24047

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1973
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(Studio) Republican party officials meet with President to discuss `74 Congress elections.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Campaign strategy for `74 involves building support for Nixon. [Republican party Chairperson George BUSH - believes Republican party strong on many issues. Republicans in good condition.] [Senator William BROCK - thinks Watergate definitely affected Republican party, but Watergate won't be main issue in `74 Congress elections.] Brock questioned about possible Nixon resignation. [BROCK - believes resignation would shatter cntry.] Bush and Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Caspar Weinberger considered running for Congress, but neither to follow through with plans.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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