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Nixon / Labor #24534

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon appears at AFL-CIO meeting Reception cordial. This is in sharp contrast to former President relations with labor.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Miami Beach, Florida) Nixon, Labor Secretary Brennan, AFL-CIO President Meany and exec. council meet. Discuss Phase III, foreign trade, food prices and peace. [NIXON - says labor's support of administration policy in Vietnam necessary for achieving honorable peace.] [George MEANY - says relations with Nixon much better now than before.] AFL-CIO Vice President Joseph Beirne, McGovern supporter, more skeptical about Nixon. [BEIRNE - says feels Nixon's views on labor in 1973 same as always.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida) After AFL-CIO meeting, Nixon goes to Jackie Gleason golf tournament for benefit of Boys Club of American Tomorrow Nixon flies to SC to thank state legislature for supporting his Vietnam policy. South Carolina home state Senator Strom Thurmond.

Gill, Bill;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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