Howard K. Smith news and comment. Does Congress represent public opinion?

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  • Creator ABC News
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Publication United States : [publisher not identified], 1962-04-18.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 film reel of 1 (1,043 ft.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm print
  • Credits
    • Host: Howard K. Smith ; guests: John Lindsay (R-NY), Richard Bolling (D-MO), George Gallup (public opinion statistician)
    • Producer, Bill Kobin ; director, Jack Sameth


  • Users must read Howard K. Smith's letter prior to viewing.
  • No duplication or public screening without consent of copyright holder.


  • Howard K. Smith interviews three men who discuss public opinion and Congressional action on the trade bill, Federal aid to education, and taxes. All agree that Congress acts behind public opinion. Howard K. Smith feels Congress can't act swiftly and hopes the Republicans can bring the body in line with the public.


  • Forms part of the Howard K. Smith Papers, also described in this catalog.
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