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House / ERA Deadline Extension #500183

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) House approval of ERA deadline extension noted; vote includes veto of recision of approval.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details given about House debate on proposal. Gallery observers' wearing of suffragettes color, white, mentioned. Representative Thomas Railback's proposal to allow states chance to rescind approval of ERA and its defeat reported. Audio tape played. [RAILSBACK - feels extension without this provision would be congress attempt to amend Constitution regardless of price.] [Representative Don EDWARDS - states opposition to recision provision.] Upcoming Senator debate and expected filibuster there noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace Unsigned sketches

(Studio) Result of NBC News-AP poll on ERA support and that for extension of deadline. Constitution mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Wallace, Chris

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