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Campaign `72 / Muskie and California Challenge #21407

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 10, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern picks up substantial strength from delegates not pledged to him for nomination, but who will vote for him on issue of California's contested delegation. Senator Harold Hughes (Senator Edmund Muskie's conv. floor manager) will support McGovern on California. Senators Stuart Symington and Thomas Eagleton and leaders of Black Caucus also support McGovern on that issue. Earlier today, Senator Edmund Muskie attempted compromise.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Miami Beach, Florida) [MUSKIE - calls on candidates, Democratic National Chairperson O'Brien to meet and compromise on credentials disputes.] Muskie, Humphrey, Jackson, Sanford, and O'Brien assemble, but McGovern does not attend meeting Muskie forces say he was trying to prevent bitter floor fight. McGovern hackers say it was effort to stop McGovern.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Muskie recommends credentials committee ruling against McGovern in California challenge be upheld.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

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