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Republican Party In Trouble #36581

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1975
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(Studio) Without question, Watergate erodes public strength in Republican party According to results of public commission poll, only 7 of 100 Americans consider themselves strong Republicans; further details of poll outlined.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Republican leaders meet in Washington, DC to try and figure out how to maintain control of White House next year [Party chairperson Mrs. Mary Louise SMITH - admits party in trouble. Unless Republicans join together and work for party, there may not be any Republican party at all. Discusses party's troubles.] Rumbles of 3rd party adding to Republican jitters. [Missouri Governor Christopher BOND - thinks talk of 3rd party hurting Republicans and cntry.] [Vice President Nelson ROCKEFELLER - thinks 2-party system with broad spectrums in each party best.] If 3rd party goes anywhere, it will depend on former California Governor Ron Reagan.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Tonight, President to tell Republican group he intends to seek Republican nomination for President in `76.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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