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Campaign `72 / Michigan and Mu Primaries #20563

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) Michigan and Maryland hold president primaries Tuesday Wallace, McGovern, Humphrey involved in both.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baltimore, MD) Senator Hubert Humphrey begins MD campaign in Baltimore central market place, biggest crowd so far in MD. He has no campaign organization in MD. Many Democratic leaders support him, however, to cut down Wallace lead. [HUMPHREY - calls on voters to back man leading nation forward, not backward.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Landover, MD) Alabama Governor George Wallace hopes to win in MD and Michigan. Large crowds mixed with militant protesters attend MU rallys.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Muskegon, Michigan) Large airport crowd greets Wallace in Michigan. [WALLACE - speaks against high taxes.]

(Detroit, Michigan) Senator George McGovern makes no large effort in Michigan; concentrates on selected delegate races. [MCGOVERN - plays down busing as issue; offers self as credible alternative to Wallace.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

Bell, Steve;
Donaldson, Sam;
Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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