August 1972
New Republic;8/5/72, Vol. 167 Issue 5, p7
The article reports and comments on current events in the news during the week of August 5, 1972. A number of items are covered including the conduct of the war in Vietnam by the administration of U.S. president Richard M. Nixon, the selection of senator Thomas Eagleton as the vice-presidential candidate on the Democratic ticket with George McGovern and a Senate proposal for an increase in the minimum wage.


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