NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1972
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(Studio) Republican platform cite. hearings underway.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Miami Beach, Florida) White House wrote platform before 300 member committee ever met. No controversy evident as dissident voices have been ignored. National Women's Caucus spokeswoman addresses subcommittee on human rights, in favor of abortion. Although 12 of 15 members subcommittee are women, not 1 question asked.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin
(Miami Beach, Florida) [Republican National Chairperson, Senator Robert DOLE - says committee mtgs. are going according to plan. Says 78% delegates are 1st timers and are very excited about convention Says Republicans fortunate to have Nixon. Says NM law decides who McCloskey's delegate shall be. Says McCloskey has had opportunity to voice opinions.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker
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