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Campaign `72 / McGovern In Illinois #220185

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 1972
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(Studio) In television speech, Senator George McGovern outlines Vietnam peace policy. He would end bombing and halt aid to South Vietnam upon inauguration; withdraw United States men and equipment within 90 days. Defense Secretary Laird calls plan unconditional surrender. Teamsters union president Frank Fitzsimmons says speech undermines peace negotiations.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) McGovern attends unity lunch with Mayor Richard South Daley and 1200 of his precinct capts. [Cook County states attorney, Ed HANRAHAN - (on trial for role in 1970 Black Panther raid) doesn't worry about polls or newspapers.] [DALEY - praises McGovern's organization politics.] [McGOVERN - sports button with "ROW A", indicating vote for straight Democratic ticket.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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