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Campaign `72 / Demo. Cmtes. #21216

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1972
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(Studio) Humphrey supporters prepare court challenge to unit rule in California, which gave McGovern all state's 271 delegates. Democratic credentials committee hears testimony on issue.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [Eugene MCCARTHY - says committee should approve challenge.] McGovern attorney Joseph Rauh calls challenge an effort to put Humpty Dumpty together again. [McGovern coordinator Frank MANKIEWICZ - says McGovern will not even need 151 delegates he could lose, but challenge is demeaning to Humphrey and embarrassing to party]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(DC) Platform committee begins deliberation with air of McGovern candidacy pervading room. Econ. plank considered, include welfare, taxes. [Fred FOLSOM - calls for inclusion of busing in platform.] [Wayne MORSE - says plank should denounce any move continuing segregation.] Defense budget issue to be considered.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Geer, Stephen;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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