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Campaign `72 / Eagleton-McGovern, Mankiewicz #21672

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1972
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(Studio) Senator McGovern calls news conference at South Dakota retreat, then cancels it. Spokesman says McGovern has nothing to add on Eagleton matter. In DC, McGovern national campaign coordinator, Frank Mankiewicz, comments on Eagleton's selection as Vice President nomination
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [MANKIEWICZ - says insufficient investigative work was done on Eagleton before he was selected as running mate. He had run for state office in Missouri 3 times, however, and nothing had surfaced. Says public may very well be ahead of the politicians on this issue and won't make as much of it as press has. Says issues of campaign are more important]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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