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Campaign `72 / McGovern-Muskie #22228

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 1972
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(Studio) Democrat President nomination, Senator George McGovern, offers Vice President to Senator Edmund Muskie.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bethesda, Maryland) Muskie meets with McGovern staff at his home. [MUSKIE - says he's concerned about the campaign, but refuses to commit himself to the ticket.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Capitol Hill) McGovern cancels television time reserved for him to announce his Vice President choice.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Capitol Hill) [MCGOVERN - refuses to comment on Vice President choice.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Capitol Hill) McGovern said to have offered Muskie the Vice President spot, but Muskie's wife Jane said adamantly opposed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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