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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 22, 1976
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(Studio) House overrides President Ford's veto of public works bill and overrides veto of military construction bill. Senator sustains military veto.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Democrats, led by Senator Stuart Symington, defend military construction bill. Republicans say bill hampered any military base's closing. [Senator George McGOVERN - says Democratic party just adopted platform committed to reduction in military spending. If Democrats sincere about it, let us cooperate with President] Democrats in House led by James Wright talked down Republicans, led by William Harsha, and overrode veto of public works bill. [WRIGHT - commends bill.] [President FORD - says some congress members want to turn rest of legislature schedule into pol. test of wills.] Provisions of jobs bill noted.
REPORTER: George Herman Artist: Aggie Whelan

Herman, George;
Rather, Dan

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