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Campaign `72 / Demo. Platform Committee #464784

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic platform committee produces document endorsing: some school busing, Vietnam withdrawal, amnesty, Wilbur Mills tax reform, and welfare reform. Minority planks include: busing, taxes, welfare, prayer, etc. to be raised on convention floor by Wallace supporters.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Committee harmonious; only Wallace delegates dissatisfied. Fred FOLSOM - says although committee disagrees with some Wallace stands, it gives Wallace delegates right to present views fairly.] Representatives of Humphrey, Muskie, Jackson, and McGovern praise platform. [Humphrey aide, Robert NATHAN - says platform will pacify Humphrey's concern on McGovern's liberal views.] [McGovern aide, Ted VAN DYK - hopes for same success for platform at conv.]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Alabama Governor George Wallace will wait until convention to see if he can support platform. His campaign manager calls platform a suicide note for November
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [AFL-CIO President George MEANY - says Democrat liberals not concerned about American jobs.]

(Studio) Amnesty is in platform; abortion and rights for homosexuals offered as minority planks.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine
Duration:
00:04:30

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