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ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 28, 1970
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(Studio) Representative Mendel Rivers dies after heart surgery; served 6 years as House Armed Services Committee chairperson; stormy career.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Rivers loaded own district with military bases; was hawk on Vietnam. [RIVERS - says United States will win Vietnam war; more Americans than North Vietnam.] Rivers left brand on American military
REPORTER: Bill Lawrence

(Studio) Representative F. Edward Hebert new House Armed Services Committee chairperson, says seeks same goals as Rivers.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Lawrence, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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