ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1972
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(Studio) Ohio and Indiana primaries don't change much for three Democratic front runners. (Humphrey, McGovern, and Wallace). Tallies given.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Cleveland, Ohio) Senator Hubert Humphrey celebrates victory over Wallace in Indiana. Close Ohio race against McGovern, with delays in counting, dispels his elation. [HUMPHREY - predicts race to California where winner takes all. Believes Senator Edward Kennedy won't endorse anyone till convention, though he leans toward McGovern.] (Charleston, West Virginia) Humphrey expects to win against Wallace in West Virginia. Nebraska expected to go to McGovern.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Columbus, Ohio) Senator George McGovern acts like a winner in Ohio primary. (DC) [MCGOVERN - claims victory for new coalition and new politics.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney
(Houston, Texas) [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - elated about running so well in Indiana; pledges to work hard in future primaries.] Pictures himself as abused Southerner, forcing Democrats to eat crow. [WALLACE - says Democratic party cannot win without Wallace supporters.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell
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