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New Hampshire / McGovern #215145

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 26, 1971
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern begins President primary campaign tour in New Hampshire.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Hampshire) McGovern attempting to convince local pols. and national press reporters he is credible candidate. [McGOVERN - says center of road crowded with candidates unwilling to meet issues head on.] Low key McGovern style diffuses impact of strong statements; McGovern seeking student support, votes. [McGOVERN - hopes can end draft.] McGovern also trying to gain adult support. [State Democrat chairperson Harry MAKRIS - says Democrats remaining neutral to avoid repetition of bitter division caused in 1968 by supporting Johnson against McCarthy.] McGovern to make 3 more New Hampshire visits before primary.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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