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Campaign `72 / Ohio Primary #223197

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1972
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(Studio) Ballots from Ohio primary still being counted. Narrow margin between Humphrey and McGovern. (Tally given).
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cleveland, Ohio) Cuyahoga County, Ohio, include Cleveland, ballots still being counted. Humphrey leads, but clear-cut victory not indicated. Counts on Muskie and Jackson supporters, representative center Democratic party [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Wallace is shifting toward his position instead of vice versa.] McGovern encouraged by Ohio vote, showing he has broadened his support. [Senator George MCGOVERN - appeals to new politics of people instead of fat cat bosses.]
REPORTER: Michele Clark

(Studio) Slow returns from Cleveland area due to voting machine foul ups. Resulted in Federal court order to keep polls open 5 1/2 hrs. later, until midnight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Clark, Michele;
Cronkite, Walter

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