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Campaign `72 / Vice President Offers - Ribicoff, Kennedy #21463

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Abraham Ribicoff says he was offered Vice President nomination, but refused. McGovern spokesman say he was not offered Vice President, but did receive courtesy call. Senator Edward Kennedy did receive Vice President offer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Hyannis Port, Massachusetts) [KENNEDY - explains his refusal to McGovern's bid that he accept Vice President nomination Says it was one of most difficult decisions of political career. Says family responsibilities take priority. Offers full assistance to McGovern campaign.

Reasoner, Harry

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