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Campaign `72 / Iowa Caucus #219937

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 25, 1972
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(Studio) Iowa caucus exemplifies Democrat reform, precinct voters choosing delegates to Democrat State Convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Des Moines, Iowa) A caucus at home of Barbara Welch shown. [Attorney Jim PIAZA - elected chairperson of group, separates it by candidate supported.] Don Rowan, President local AFL-CIO, headed uncommitted mbrs., leading them to Muskie. Each subgroup elected delegates according to number members 20 of 99 counties postponed caucuses due to bad weather. Statewide, 39% delegates uncommitted; 36% Muskie; 23% McGovern; other candidates getting 1 or 2%. [Iowa Democrat Chairperson Clifton LARSON - supports Muskie.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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