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Campaign `72 / Maryland, Michigan Primaries #222975

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 1972
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(Studio) Attempted assassination may have created large sympathy vote for George Wallace in Maryland and Michigan, but CBS poll in Michigan shows no substantial sympathy vote; more have changed minds other way. Wallace has so much support, he needs no sympathy vote.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Wallace campaign workers, fearing voters would think Governor out of race, spread word of his continued candidacy. [Worker says nothing can stop Wallace spirit, even if crippled as was Roosevelt.] McGovern and Humphrey call off campaigns while Wallace's picks up tempo.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Detroit, Michigan) Someone tosses brick through window of Senator Hubert Humphrey's campaign headquarters in Detroit. Threatening telephone calls increase nervousness. Humphrey staff stops campaigning in white areas, but continue with less resentment in ghetto. Frustration noticeable at McGovern headquarters [McGovern campaign coordinator, Joseph GRANDMAISON - says success has been in locating McGovern voters, getting them to polls. Says McGovern has forbidden this in Michigan.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Coverage of Maryland and Michigan primaries announced.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:03:40

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