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Wallace Shot / Bremer Charged #223040

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 19, 1972
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Arthur Bremer charged in Monday Laurel, MD, shooting of Wallace.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) No evidence of conspiracy or outside financing found. Me had saved money and was running short. That Bremer was following other candidates has been discounted. McGovern campaign manager says Bremer not seen by McGovern workers. Bremer stayed at NYC's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel when Senator Humphrey scheduled to be there, but wasn't. Bremer not known to be political extremist. He replied to questionnaire of Representative Henry Royce asking views on unemployment, inflation, taxes, and Federal spending. Bremer followed Wallace campaign at least since April in WI. 2 books found in car on assassination of Senator Robert Kennedy. Gun bought day Wallace announced president candidacy in Florida.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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