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Campaign `72 / California Primary #223244

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1972
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(Studio) Senators George McGovern, Hubert Humphrey hold television debates in California,
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Humphrey watches pretaped debate while having supper with aides. [HUMPHREY - quotes McGovern statement in "Wall Street Journal"-in contrast to what he says in debate on corporation tax.] Humphrey supporters think McGovern will lose votes as Californians learn his (HHH) stands on welfare, taxes, and defense are better known. [Humphrey campaign manager Jack CHESTNUT - charges McGovern is trying to buy election and has violated agreement among candidates limiting amount to be spent on radio and television commercials.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Los Angeles, California) [MCGOVERN - says campaign centers on basic issues more than any Presidential campaign in his memory.] McGovern, preparing for confrontation with Nixon, endeavors to erase radical image while avoiding brawl with Humphrey. [MCGOVERN - says his campaign has not overspent allowance, a simple matter to check.] McGovern workers remember when they made similar charges against Muskie.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:03:20

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