NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1972
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(Studio) Republican platform committee releases draft, bit by bit.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Miami Beach, Florida) Republican platform will have 3 parts (all with Nixon's approval). Platform chairperson, Representative John Rhodes says President should have a hand in platform. 1st part is recitation of President accomplishments. 2nd part deals with busing, women's rights.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin
(Miami Beach, Florida) Jill Ruckleshaus says Republican women will fight for stronger language in new rules to guarantee larger women's role. [Representative Margaret HECKLER - calls for day care ctrs. for working and welfare mothers.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley