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Voting Rights Bill / Senate #446808

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1969
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(Studio) Senator debates Nixon's voting rights bill in Judiciary sub-committee.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Southerners on committee support bill which is less objectionable than present 1 only for South [Senator Sam ERVIN, JR. - says bill for all localities.] [Senator Birch BAYH - cites number votes added to rolls after present bill passed. We can strengthen it after it's extended.] Proposed bill allows Southerners to sound off for supporters back home. Expected bill will be turned down, and present bill extended 5 years
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Brinkley, David;
Kiker, Douglas

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