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Campaign `72 / Wisconsin Primary #222765

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 03, 1972
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(Studio) Econ. and Vietnam war discussed by candidates on eve of Wisconsin primary.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Milwaukee, WI) In 1964, Republican crossover vote helped Alabama Governor George Wallace against Governor John Reynolds (Lyndon Johnson's stand-in) in WI primary. Wallace may benefit from Wisconsin crossover vote again in 1972. NYC Mayor John Lindsay urges other Republicans to follow his lead and vote Democrat, for him. Unsuccessful Republican challenger, Representative Paul McCloskey, supports Lindsay. [Senator Henry JACKSON - fights for crossover.] [Elm Grove Rebs. interviewed say they'll vote Democrat in primary.] [WI Governor Patrick LUCEY - hopes analysts will discount Wallace vote, recognizing it for crossover and not legitimate Democratic party preference.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Crossover Republicans who vote for Wallace in primary may promote conservative 3rd party candidate next fall, which may hurt their own Republican party candidate then.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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