ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1972
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(Studio) In 1834 Democrat Republican party nomd. Albert Gallatin for Vice President Someone recalled he was Swiss-born and that might hurt ticket. That was 1st of 5 times in American history that party has had to find replacement for original nom. Democrats prepare to do it for 6th time.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Theme for Democratic national committee meeting is unity. Even Lyndon Johnson's picture has prominent place. [Committee member offers resolution commending Senator Thomas Eagleton, who resigned as Vice President nomination, for his service to party] [Civil rights leader Jesse JACKSON - complains McGovern staff made deal, without his knowledge, to put off challenge to Chicago, Illinois, Mayor Daley's representatives] Sargent Shriver will be officially nomd. Vice President tonight.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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