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Freshmen Democrats #240545

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1975
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(Studio) Freshmen House Democrats very concerned about Democrat ineffectiveness in Congress
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Democrats fail to override President's vetoes consistently. New, young Democrats dissatisfied with lack of communication with House Democratic leadership [Representative Edward BEARD - thinks people all over country should take close look at Congmen., Republican and Democrat If they're not on ball, remove them.] [Representative Phillip BURTON - says there'll be meeting with Democrat Speaker of House] [Representative William BRODHEAD - says gripes aired during meeting Better understanding between House leadership and dissatisfied Representatives now exists.] [Representative Bob CARR - thinks there's definite need for change in leadership] [House speaker Carl ALBERT - thinks freshmen Democrats had right to call for meeting with House leaders Young Democrats didn't say they were dissatisfied.] If House leadership doesn't make some changes, frustration to spread; action can only help Gerald Ford in `76.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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