ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 1978
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(Studio) Republican national chairperson Bill Brock's statements about taxes and outlook for party at Detroit meeting of Republican party reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (WXYZ newstape)
(Dalton, Illinois) Rise and fall of Republican party with 1968 elecs. and following Nixon years in office outlined; films shown. Prospects for party in 1980 census and redistricting of political boundaries reported [Republican national committee spokesperson Charles BLACK - says boundaries have been drawn in the past to favor Democrats] State legislature situations in 1969 and in 1978 contrasted. [Illinois Governor James THOMPSON - discusses possibility that Republican may go under.] GOP's new efforts to put money into local elecs. this year demonstrated in campaign for Illinois state senate by Aldo DeAngelis. [MAN - asks for welcome to Thompson and DeAngelis.] [DeANGELIS - discusses possibility of getting money from national party.] Rally in Dalton, Illinois, mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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