CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 13, 1972
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(Studio) Florida described as a microcosm of American, making its primary important as election year indicator. Also, all 11 Democrat contenders are on state ballot. 80% Florida population live in cities and towns, thus urban problems, law and order are of concern. 20% Is bound to agriculture and migrant farmers. Tourism provides jobs for 20% Floridians. Land disappears, pollution spreads. Retirement advantages call large number senior citizens to live in Florida, 17% population. 8% voters are Jewish, 14% black, 4% Cuban refugees. Youth, labor, space industry are additional facets. State described regionally as to how primary vote will go. CandIdates' goals cited. George Wallace expected to win. Hubert Humphrey and Edmund Muskie vie for 2nd place, and Henry Jackson needs good showing. George McGovern wants to beat John Lindsay, who may withdraw if McGovern wins liberal vote in Florida. McGovern's chartered plane loses am engine but lands safely.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite; Morton Dean (quoted)
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