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Campaign `72 / McGovern / McCloskey / Primaries #13952

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 23, 1971
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern proposes welfare overhaul. Representative Paul McCloskey enters New Hampshire primary. Report on primaries follows. [1960 films of late John F. Kennedy, shown.] Numerous primaries cited. New Hampshire primary on Mar. 7; Senator Edmund Muskie favorite. Florida do-or-die primary for Senator Henry Jackson. Alabama Governor George Wallace may enter Florida primary as Democrat Wisconsin may be big 1 for Senators Hubert Humphrey and George McGovern. Bitter battle at Democratic National Convention predicted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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