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President' Popularity / Cong. Democrats' Troubles #482824

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 21, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford's actions in Mayaguez operation bring popularity to his side. Democrats somewhat shaken by all this. Yesterday, House postponed action on energy bill because there weren't enough votes for it; today House Democrats postpone vote to override veto on strip mining bill.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) Representative Tip O'Neill says 40 Republican votes needed to override veto, but could only get 23. [Representative Morris UDALL - believes electric utilities and administration did snow job on facts of his strip mining bill.] [Representative John RHODES - says Democrat majority has shown inability to act in past 2 days.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

Chancellor, John;
Scherer, Ray

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