NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(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