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Special Segment (California Cong. Votes) #554216

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Santa Monica, California: John Dancy) Scenes shown of Sacramento, California, almond plant; details given of export value, scenes shown. California Representative Robert MATSUI mentioned helping California almond growers export products. California Representative Nancy Pelosi shown marching in gay rights demonstration; details given of Pelosi's role in gaining funding for AIDS research. California coast shown. Interior Secretary Don. O'Dell's plans to process oil on coast mentioned. [Representative Mel LEVINE - criticizes O'Dell's link with oil industry] Democratic California delegation's voting as block and subsequent power discussed. Delegation dean Don Edwards reported holds weekly strategy breakfasts; scenes shown. [Representative Barbara BOXER - comments on Edwards and delegation.] California Democrats reported gaining increase strength over Republicans Henry Waxman, George Miller, Leon Panetta and Tony Coelho mentioned. [COELHO - perception of power is more important than actual power.] Scenes shown of California Democrat fundraiser. House speaker Jim Wright mentioned. Increased California Democrats' clout reported helping Congress members get action on special issues. Vic Fazio and flood control mentioned. California's population increase and impact upon California delegation discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Dancy, John

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