ABC Evening News for Monday, May 01, 1972
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(Studio) IN and Ohio president primaries center on 3 front-running Democrats In Ohio, McGovern faces Humphrey; in IN, Humphrey faces Wallace.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Ohio) Senator George McGovern rated underdog in Ohio, but coming on strong. [MCGOVERN - appeals to labor and blacks.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney
(Ohio) Senator Hubert Humphrey tries to hold old friends in organized labor, and black areas. [HUMPHREY - says McGovern has intensive campaign in Ohio, but he hopes to squeak through.] (IN) While battling McGovern in Ohio, Humphrey also tries to stem Wallace tide in IN. [HUMPHREY - appeals to right-wing Democrats as unity candidate.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Kokomo, IN) Alabama Governor George Wallace concentrates on IN while Humphrey divides attention with Ohio. Also IN is more attuned to Wallace than Midwest image would imply. [WALLACE - preaches antiestablishment message. predicts victory in IN.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell
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