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Beard / Blue-Collar Congressmen #48424

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1977
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(Studio) Representative Edward Beard works to give working people more influence in government
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [BEARD - asks saleslady for white shirt with blue collar.] Beard's request is preparation for congress blue-collar caucus. Beard believes many Congmen. forget major of constituents are working people, once they're in Congress [BEARD - says pols. ask for votes, then seem to tell people to stay away.] Beard brings together other Congmen. who're from blue collar group: Paul Simon, Gus Yatron, Donald Young, John Burton and others. [BEARD - has experienced unemployment and being broke.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:00

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