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Ford / Congress / Honeymoon Over #33327

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1974
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(Studio) Senator votes against President Ford's proposal to delay federal pay raises. Day's vote has political impact.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(White House) Senator Barry Goldwater and President greet SR-71 crew in afternoon. Goldwater later questioned with regard to Ford's conditional amnesty plan. [GOLDWATER - doesn't support Ford's plan.] Ford's backing of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and CIA role in foreign cntrys. also stirs up controversy; 9 congress leaders briefed on subject at White House Senators Howard Baker and Lowell Weicker introduction bill to strengthen congress review of CIA spy activities. [BAKER - thinks CIA role in Chile places United States in bad light throughout world.] President lunches with House Appropriations Committee in effort to salvage relationship with Congress Alexander Haig, chief of staff, to leave White House within week
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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