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Campaign `72 / McGovern #21144

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern, winner of New York primary, now assured 1300 delegates at Democratic Convention He's only 200 votes short of nomination He says he has 60-40 chance of taking nomination on 1st ballot.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) (MCGOVERN - sets tone of anticipated battle with President Nixon.] (DC) He addresses Transport Workers Union. [MCGOVERN - predicts obtaining 1,509 delegates needed for nomination prior to conv.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney

(Studio) Senator Hubert Humphrey commends McGovern on New York showIng, but doesn't think McGovern will win nomination on lat ballot.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Matney, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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