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Campaign `72 / California Primary #222895

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1972
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(Studio) With 9 president primaries remaining, California is by far the most important.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Los Angeles, California) Reporter quotes Theodore White as saying California politics defy reasonable analysis. Senators Humphrey and McGovern face showdown in California. [Pop group sings McGovern song.] McGovern has massive state-wide organization which will canvass California. [Fred EPSTEIN, McGovern staffer, says media campaign disregarded for more personal approach.] [Humphrey California staffer, Joseph CERRELL - says activists may support McGovern, but voters will stand by Humphrey. Says organized labor supports Humphrey.] [San Francisco Mayor Joseph ALIOTO - says McGovern couldn't beat Nixon - Democrats would suffer as Republicans did with Goldwater.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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