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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 1976
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(Studio) Some Republican delegates are for Reagan but want hard-line conservative platform on certain issues at convention Senator Jesse Helms seems to lead group.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Kansas City) Group feels Reagan not being conservative enough on some issues. [Former Representative Thomas CURTIS - speaks to Tues p.m. meeting of group.] [HELMS - says he's been getting calls from Republicans over country in support of group.] 2 Reagan staffers attended Tuesday night's meeting by invitation; 1st time Reagan staffers have been present. Today group says it has blessing but no help or direction from Reagan forces.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brinkley, David;
Hager, Robert

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