ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern cancels U of Michigan appearance, flies to Chicago to tape television speech for tonight, in response to Nixon Vietnam speech.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Chicago, Illinois) McGovern will describe Nixon speech on Vietnam as a detour around election day instead of path to peace. (Grand Rapids, Michigan) [McGOVERN - to group of ministers, stresses point that war continues.] Accuses Nixon of perpetrating a hoax by leading country to believe peace is in sight.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Cheyenne, Wyoming) Agnew hecklers anger the Vice President with whistles. [AGNEW - tries to dismiss them lightly. Charges McGovern with jeopardizing chances for peace in Vietnam.]
REPORTER: Bill Gill
(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) [Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sargent SHRIVER - criticizes South Vietnam President Thieu. Cites abundant United States aid to South Vietnam and says we have given enough. Accuses President Nixon of ignoring Pennsylvania flood victims.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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