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Demo. Platform / McGovern #488642

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 11, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Democratic platform.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Democrats meet to draft party platform. Carter representatives Joe Duffey and Stu Eizenstat treated with deference. Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis says Democrats know who will be nominated and will support him. Democrats tough on USSR and detente; moderate with regard to domestic programs. Democrat papers call for $5 billion tax reform program, full employment economy, health insurance and superior United States military capability. [President Common Cause David COHEN - says people should know cost of all these programs.] Cohen and reporters not allowed to hear platform committee Democrat chairperson Robert Strauss doesn't want Democrats fighting in public.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Democrats disagree on platform committee Senator George McGovern, president of Americans for Democrat Action, demands platform not reflect Carter's conservatism and take specific stands.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Mackin, Catherine
Duration:
00:02:20

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