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NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1976
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(Studio) Democratic party platform committee begins hearings. Rhode Island Governor Philip Noel steps down as chairperson due to remark he made which angered civil rights groups. Noel applauded for saying he was resigning in favor of party unity. Minnesota Governor Wendell Anderson elected chairperson
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Democratic leaders want platform to emphasize economy AFL President George Meany and Alabama Governor George Wallace refused to cross striking NBC workers' picketlines and attend meeting [Chairperson Democratic national committee Robert STRAUSS - says Democratic party elected Richard Nixon in 1968 and 1972. Democrats won't make same mistakes again.] Democrat Congmen. to speak Tuesday House leader Thomas "Tip" O'Neill expected to present economic plan. Platforms usually forgotten.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Chancellor, John;
Stahl, Lesley

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