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Campaign 1976 / Church #42272

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Frank Church enters Democrat presidential race.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(ID) Church has been running unofficially for weeks Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner dedicated to Church. [ID Governor Cecil ANDRUS - intros. Church as next President] Film shows Church at July 1960 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(DC) In July of 1967, he angered conservatives by being against Vietnam war. In January 1964 [sic] hearings on energy crisis, Church developed conviction that oil companies should be broken up. September 1975 film shows Church at work with Senate Intelligence Committee with regard to CIA activities. He's against big government; feels economy should be stimulated by bolstering free enterprise and competition. Church favors job programs and strong defense [CHURCH - says domestic policy intertwined with foreign policy mistakes. Would take foreign policy out of hands of interventionists. Notes his possibility of winning nomination since he came in race late.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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