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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 03, 1972
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(Studio) Conf. of Democrat govs. meeting in Saint Louis votes to dump Jean Westwood as chairwoman Democratic national committee Former committee treasurer Robert Strauss wanted to replace her. Westwood appointed by George McGovern.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Democrat govs. determined to exercise more influence on Democratic party in future. Govs. want Robert Strauss as new party leader Opponents say Strauss represents old politics. [STRAUSS - says not an idealogue.] Westwood will resign only if guaranteed Strauss will not succeed her. [Arkansas Governor Dale BUMPERS - says govs. want Westwood to resign; want Strauss to succeed.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) George McGovern will not necessarily support Westwood.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Kiker, Douglas;
Utley, Garrick

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