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Perspective (Retiring Congressmen) #42486

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 27, 1976
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(Studio) Report on retiring Congmen.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) 50 members Congress resign, announce upcoming retirements or will try for another public office. [Representative Thomas REES - says has been in Congress Il years; can get stale after 11-12 years] [Representative William HUNGATE - says job is consuming.] [Representative Herman SCHNEEBELI - cites disadvantages of being too long in Congress] [HUNGATE - notes distrust syndrome.] [REES - says distrust has gotten worse.] [SCHNEEBELI - says 10% Congress justify cynicism.] [REES - hates seniority system.] [SCHNEEBELI - explains frustrations.] [HUNGATE - motes uncertainty of law-making.] [HUNGATE - sings song about Congress while playing piano.]
REPORTER: David Garcia

Garcia, David;
Koppel, Ted

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