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Campaign `72 / Georgia Senate Race #220204

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 12, 1972
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(Studio) One Nixon fan especially glad to welcome President to Georgia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) [Representative Fletcher THOMPSON - greets President and Mrs. Nixon at airport.] Thompson tries to ride President coattails to become Georgia's first Republican Senator in 104 years (Valdosta, Georgia) [THOMPSON - campaigns all over Georgia, urging voters to break Democrat tradition.] Democratic candidate for Georgia Senate seat, Sam Nunn, disowns McGovern. He is conservative, endorsed by George Wallace, Lester Maddox, Herman Talmadge. Disowns Julian Bond.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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