ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 1972
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(Studio) Rap. Paul McCloskey fights to retain Congress seat from California.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(San Carlos, California) Many McCloskey constituents work in San Francisco, California, so he campaigns at commuter stations His brief presidential campaign emphasized his criticism of war and of President Nixon. He now faces tough battle to win renom. in area where such criticism is regarded as unbecoming or disloyal. Opponent Bob Barry (former New York Rap.) says he's a real friend of pres. Opponent Royce Cole is more conservative, a doctor He calls himself a loyal Republican who supports president on Vietnam. McCloskey, facing challenge, remains true to principles. [MCCLOSKEY - calls on Nixon to end war.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham
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