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Democratic Policy Council / State of Union Message #9096

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1970
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(Studio) Democratic Policy Council finishes business; published 33 page catalog of complaints against Republicans
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Council headed by Hubert Humphrey; spking. for party, gives guidelines for Democratic candidates; bold stands on issues where Republicans - are vulnerable; opposes anti-ballistic missile extension; rejected Carswell's nomination to Supreme Court [Hubert HUMPHREY - says person apptd. to Supreme Court must be devoid of racial or religious intolerance.] Council can only advise Democrats in Congress what to do. Senators Richard Russell, John Stennis and Henry Jackson, spokesperson on mil. affairs' support extension of ABM.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(Studio) Democrats go on television to rebut Nixon's State of Union message. Spiro Agnew gave stinging critique of Democrats effort. [AGNEW - says presentation pure fable; Democrats piled up deficits; inflation is fantasy.]
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

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