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Campaign `72 / Wisconsin Primary #20455

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1972
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(Studio) Results of Wisconsin president primary given. Percentage of votes received in Democrat race: McGovern 30, Wallace 22, Humphrey 21, Muskie 10, Jackson 8, Lindsay 7. Democrat delegate votes cited: Muskie 104.5, McGovern 93.5, Wallace 75, Humphrey 19.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(WI) Senator George McGovern goes to California with prospects of more campaign contributions after winning Wisconsin race. New York Mayor John Lindsay, McGovern's liberal rival, knocked out of race. [MCGOVERN - predicts he will win over Wallace vote.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(WI) [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - says Wisconsin race shows he is a viable candidate who can do well in North as well as South states.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(WI) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Republican voters voted Democrat for Wallace to split party and give Nixon better chance. Says he will win in Pennsylvania, where there is no crossover voting.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(WI) [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says new strategy for future campaigns - to win instead of lose.] Muskie fights to become the acceptable alternative, to Wallace among Democrats, and to Nixon in nation
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Bell, Steve;
Donaldson, Sam;
Matney, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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