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Campaign `72 / McGovern; Agnew #220322

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 02, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern speaks to conference of newspaper eds. and pubs., calling President Nixon a man of no constant principle except opportunism and political manipulation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [McGOVERN - says Nixon administration is full of corruption: Vietnam war, Justice Department and ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) affair, assaults on press freedom, tax loopholes.] Defends decision of dropping Senator Eagleton.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Newark, New Jersey) [McGOVERN - appeals for fair treatment of Vietnam vets.) He will campaign in N.E. industry ctrs. and Saint Louis, Missouri, this week

(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew responds to McGovern charges at same conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [AGNEW - says McGovern's charge of corruption in Nixon administration reflects lack of rationality due to prospects of his own defeat. Says McGovern charges reflect lack of maturity and self-discipline, qualities a President should have. Defends administration record.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Serafin, Barry

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