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18 Year Old Vote #9189

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1970
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(Studio) Dep. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst says Nixon favors Constitutional amendment to lower voting to age 18 in federal elections.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Lower voting age would not affect state and local elections. [Gerald SPRINGER - says 18 year olds pay taxes, are adults in court; fight in army; yet not allowed political voice; only way to do this is give them the vote.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) British allow 18 year olds to vote.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(London, England) London was start of young revolution, lifestyles, and clothes. Young people of 18 given vote and don't care; probably most of them won't vote at all. [Young 18 YR. OLDS - interviewed.]
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

Beutel, Bill;
Geer, Stephen;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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