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State of The Union Message / Congressional Reaction #28447

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 31, 1974
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(Studio) President' state of union message summarized. Congress reaction to address follows.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) [Senator Henry JACKSON - criticizes President' response to inflation; recommends own inflation-easing plan.] [Senator William PROXMIRE - believes address was economy disaster.] [Senator Robert DOLE - thinks President should have discussed Watergate openly and frankly with audience.] President' call to end Watergate probe angers many Democrats [Senator Sam ERVIN - doubts President' promise to cooperate with House Judiciary Committee in impeachment probe.] Several members failed to show for President' speech incling. Proxmire, Wilbur Mills and most blacks in House

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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