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Campaign `72/New Hampshire Primary #222415

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 08, 1972
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(Studio) With 93% precincts counted, Muskie leads McGovern 15 to 5 in delegates to Democratic national convention President Nixon wins all 14 Republican delegates.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(NYC) Unprecedented number in New Hampshire turn out for primary vote. Figures for all candidates given by tally and percentage.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(DC) [Senator George MCGOVERN - says he was supported by those who backed late Senator Robert Kennedy and Senator McCarthy.]
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(New Hampshire) [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says could have had higher percentage in New Hampshire by campaigning more there, but he considers other primaries important also.]

(NYC) Anti-Muskie campaign of William Loeb, publisher Manchester "Union Leader", probably worked. His candidate, Yorty, got 12% vote in Manchester but only 6% in state.

(Studio) Republican Representative Paul McCloskey plans to continue candidacy as he received 20% New Hampshire Republican vote. Will enter Massachusetts and Rhode Island primaries.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

Collingwood, Charles;
Wallace, Mike

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