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Campaign `72 / Muskie-Reaction #20373

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic candidates reduced from 12 to 3: Humphrey, McGovern, and Wallace.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Toledo, Ohio) [Senator George MCGOVERN - says Muskie will have voice at Democratic National Convention but chances of winning nomination have been reduced. Welcomes former Muskie backers.] (Akron, Ohio) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Muskie's withdrawal should benefit him (Humphrey) as they both represent the progressive center of the party.

(Studio) 9 Senators and 14 Governors endorsed Muskie. Senator Harris switches to McGovern, but most stand by Muskie, conditionally. Ohio Governor John Gilligan supports Muskie but says McGovern is second choice.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.

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