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Campaign `72 / Muskie #214729

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 1971
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(Studio) Senator John Tunney, friend of Senator Edward Kennedy, endorses Senator Edmund Muskie for Democrat President nomination California state assembly speaker Robert Moretti supports Muskie; Senator Alan Cranston considers Muskie backing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Muskie campaign telecast on eve of Maine `70 congress campaign, stressing - peace and Democrat unity cited as Muskie image-maker. [MUSKIE - says "hope" makes American] Homespun style, moderation characterizes campaign. [Raleigh, North Carolina, campaign speech excerpts shown.] [MUSKIE - says admission of error in Vietnam involvement would have cleansing effect. Admits change of heart in war issue.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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