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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1971
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(Studio) Democratic National Committee ends meeting; decides to decrease power of committee at conv., as reformers wanted; may be party split.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Credentials Committee Chairperson Mrs. Patricia River HARRIS - cites lack of trust among Democrats; can't ask Americans to trust us if don't trust ourselves.] [Democratic National Chairperson Lawrence F. O'BRIEN - says those unwilling to work with Democrats, unless they win, had better find new home.] Deep divs. unhealed; Democrats in debt; Nixon tougher to beat in 1972.

Chancellor, John;
Duke, Paul

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