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Campaign `72 / McGovern #21680

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1972
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(Studio) Interview with Democrat President nomination, Senator George McGovern, featured.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Sylvan Lake, South Dakota) [MCGOVERN - says he always thought the most difficult obstacle to the White House was the nomination Knows, however, he still has a tough battle ahead. Objects to Nixon's increasing isolation as President from people (ex: fewer press confs.). Says he would be happy to see Nixon end Vietnam war and remove that issue from campaign. Says it's a tragedy he didn't end it in 1969. Says his welfare and tax proposals do not indicate he wants to see nation move toward socialist economy; cherishes individual initiative in American Says he came out of working tradition himself.]
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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