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Demo. Reform / Mississippi / Connelly #5357

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1969
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(Studio) Senator Birch Bayh invites comments from Democrats at Mississippi regional meeting.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Jackson, Mississippi) Committee travels to deep South to rebuild Democratic Party [Alabama regular Democrat George L'MAISTRE - hopes to see militancy of moderates.] [Alabama insurgent Democrat John CASHIN - says they'll say anything to keep selves in power.] [Mayor-Elect of Fayette, Charles EVERS - says you won't win elections unless you do something for us.] White power structure wants no change. Governor John Bell Williams boycotts meeting Party needs all Democrats.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Leading Democrat William Connelly, says public sees Democratic party as defenders of disorder.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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