ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1972
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(Studio) president primaries held In California, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota. President Nixon will get 41 delegate votes needed to get Republican party renom. 415 delegate votes at stake for Democrats
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Houston, Texas) Senator George McGovern campaigns at National Govs. Conf. to reassure Democrat govs. his candidacy won't hurt party [MCGOVERN - says he made no commitments; assumes non., but had discussion of govs'. concerns in event he becomes nomination] (Los Angeles, California) McGovern predicts he will sweep all 4 primaries, has 50-50 chance of winning nomination on 1st ballot.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
(Los Angeles, California) polls show him a loser in California, but characteristically, Senator Hubert Humphrey refuses to act like one. [HUMPHREY - says situation has improved in last few days. Says he will continue campaign even If he loses in California.] Tomorrow he will attend breakfast meeting at National Govs. Conf. in Texas.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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