ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 10, 1972
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(Studio) Previously delayed report on candidates' reactions to rules decisions now presented.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Miami Beach, Florida) Senator George McGovern covers entire length of hotel strip urging delegates to support him on California issue. [Black McGovern delegate accuses Representative Shirley Chisholm of injecting racism into convention and camouflaging her role in stop McGovern movement behind call for black unity. Questions her motives. Says she has been rejected at polls by blacks.]
REPORTER: Bill Matney
(Miami Beach, Florida) Senator Hubert Humphrey meets with floor leaders, key delegates who must hold stop McGovern forces in line. [HUMPHREY - says his fight over California is not to cause division in party but to win.] Humphrey calls O'Brien's rulings unfair, harming his chances of winning.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Miami Beach, Florida) Alabama Governor George Wallace concentrates on meeting delegates. [WALLACE - jokes about attempted assassination. Talks about his physical therapy, saying he can campaign actively if opportunity arises. Wants to stay in Democratic party, but it could depend on conduct of conv.]
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