ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Thomas Eagleton leaves South Dakota to begin campaign for Vice President
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Los Angeles, California) [EAGLETON - regrets not having told Senator McGovern about his medical history prior to accepting Vice President bid. Says, however, the day the Vice President choice was made was hectic and there was no time. Says if office of President were to fall on him, having learned from past experiences, he could pace himself to handle it. Says he will be strengthened by disclosure of his previous experiences with nervous exhaustion.] He has made a standing offer to withdraw from ticket should his candidacy prove to be am embarrassment or hindrance to McGovern.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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