ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1972
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(Studio) Earlier delayed report on Democratic Vice Presidential selection now presented.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Miami Beach, Florida) After extended reevaluation, prompted by Kennedy's refusal of Vice President offer, Senator McGovern finally decides on Eagleton. [McGovern campaign manager, Frank MANKIEWICZ - announces selection of Eagleton as Vice President nomination] Eagleton arrives at McGovern headquarters [EAGLETON - expresses surprise at his being chosen.] His selection based on Vice President's capacity to serve as President if needed, and his overall ability and general expertise.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
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