ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1972
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(Studio) Major polls indicate Senator George McGovern will win Democrat president primary in California Tuesday Senator Hubert Humphrey rejects polls.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(San Francisco, California) Senator Francisco supervisor Quentin Copp endorses Humphrey. [HUMPHREY - says polls must be wrong, especially in black community. Says he will continue to fight even if he loses in California as there are hundreds of uncommitted delegates.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(San Jose, California) McGovern warms supporters against overconfidence.
(San Francisco, California) [MCGOVERN - calls on supporters not to let him down, thus making polls wrong.] Meade Esposito, Patrick Cunningham endorse McGovern in his drive for party unity, implicitly pledging more than million Democrat votes in New York primary. (San Mateo, California) Old party pros., Democrat bosses may come around.
REPORTER: Bill Matney