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Campaign `72 / McGovern #21606

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1972
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(Studio) Democrat President nomination, Senator George McGovern, holds news conference
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Sylvan Lake, South Dakota) [MCGOVERN - responds to administration charges that he is backed by elitist group. Cites President Nixon's unwillingness to tell who put up 1st $10 million for Republican campaign. Suspects that is the elitist operation. Says it may include ITT, and Lockheed. Says Nixon has already had Secys. Defense and State attack him, McGovern, indicating he, Nixon, doesn't think McGovern-Eagleton ticket will be that easy to beat. Thinks it the height of folly to try to attain release of American POW's with bombing, as that is how prisoners got there in 1st place.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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