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Campaign `72 / Republican Rules Committee #465604

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1972
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(Studio) Republican delegation selection process challenged in courts Senator John Tower offers compromise plan. Senator Jacob Javits objects.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Miami Beach, Florida) Republican rules subcmtes. debate delegate selection and reforms for 1976. They suggest states endeavor to have equal representative of men and women, prohibition of discrimination because of sex, race, religion color, or age. Republicans reject quotas, however.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Miami Beach, Florida) Liberal Republicans argue new formula for delegate selection will continue to favor smaller states, traditionally Republican and conservative. [TOWER - says his compromise proposal, granting bonus delegates to states which vote Republican this yr, is fair.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) In 1976, Republican convention will have to nomination a Presidential candidate. If big states have control, candidate could be liberal; if small states control, conservative candidate could win nomination
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:20

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