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Const Convention / Wisconsin #6518

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1969
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(Studio) Call for new Const. Convention Senator Everett Dirksen began idea; wants to get rid of 1 man, 1 vote rule. 33 states approved call; 1 more needed for convention Wisconsin may be next.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Madison, WI) [SPOKESPERSON - says maybe Const. needs patching.] [Assemblyman Frederick KESSLER - says opposed to 1 man, 1 vote rule.] [Alderman Orville PITTS - fears extremists could overthrow Const. safeguards at conv.] [Assembly Speaker Harold FROELICH - thinks convention needs revising.] Froelich wants judges to be elected. Dirksen amendment may pass in DC.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Smith, Howard K.;
Tuckner, Howard

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