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Campaign Reform Law #241495

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1975
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(Studio) United States Court of Appeals in Washington, DC upholds all major provisions of fed. campaign reform law.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Watergate credited with law passage. Law challenged on 28 constitutional points. December 1974 film shown. Senator James Buckley, Senator Eugene McCarthy among challengers. Provisions upheld (1) public campaign fin.; (2) limits on political contributions and spending; (3) public disclosure of contributions exceeding $100. Powers of Federal Election Commission not ruled on. Court strikes down prov. requiring good-government groups like Common Cause and League of Women Voters to file reports with commission Buckley, McCarthy pledge appeal to Supreme Court
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:30

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