NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 28, 1975
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(Studio) Profile report on presidential candidate, Senator Lloyd Bentsen, 54. He's law school graduate. Served 7 years in House; in 1st Senator term.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) Bentsen campaigning for 8 mos. He's least recognized of president candidates. [BENTSEN - says candidate doesn't have to be life-time Washington, DC political to be elected President People looking for someone new.] Described as restless man; his achievements cited. His wealthy father set him up in business [FATHER - says didn't say son started at bottom.] He won Senate race in 1970. [BENTSEN - says President said there wasn't recession. Later he said recession could be taken care of by wearing "WIN" button and raising taxes.] Bentsen advocates raising productivity and cutting taxes to beat inflation. He favors federal loan guarantees for NYC if budget can be balanced. He opposes court-ordered busing. He favors lifting price controls to increase production with regard to energy. Some see Bentsen as possible Vice President for Senator Hubert H. Humphrey or someone else. [BENTSEN - thinks he can make contribution with regard to United States economy problems.]; He and wife shown.
REPORTER: George Lewis
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