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Campaign `72 / Demo. Vice President #21989

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1972
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(Studio) ABC News polls 50 state Democrat chairperson on choices for a Vice Presidential candidate. Of 45 who answered, Muskie supported by 12, O'Brien 9, McGovern choice 11. Mondale, Church, Stevenson got 1 or 2 votes each
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Senator Thomas Eagleton sees news cameras when leaving Senator, smiles and says "My God, am I still newsworthy?" Cameras there, actually, to catch Senator Edmund Muskie, Vice President front runner, who dodges cameras. Senator Frank Church, who declines to be considered, recommends Muskie. Black leaders, include Reverend Ralph Abernathy, Coretta King, and Julian Bond, speak with McGovern.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(DC) [MCGOVERN - says a number of Vice President possibilities are under consideration.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Capitol Hill) Democratic national committee will meet Tuesday to select running mate for Senator George McGovern.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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