NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Birch Bayh accuses Nixon of expediency in rejecting direct population vote. Nixon asked Congress to add Constitutional Amendment providing candidate to be elected with 40% vote. Failing that, popular run-off vote would ensue.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(No location given) [BAYH - says unfortunate Nixon didn't say he would do everything to get direct population vote enacted, even though he wad for it.] Senator Edward Kennedy says has open mind on subject, but hopes something can be done in session.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley (narrates)
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