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Campaign `72 / California Primary #223347

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1972
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(Studio) Some polls indicate substantial victory for Senator George McGovern in Tuesday California primary. He predicts lst ballot nomination at Democratic Convention McGovern staff, looking beyond California, hope to convince Senators Humphrey and Muskie to withdraw and support McGovern ahead of July convention Ted Van Dyk, Humphrey speech-writer in `68 but now a McGovern aide, already makes such overtures.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) [VAN DYE - describes discussion with Humphrey friend about such action.]

(Studio) Van Dyk says move not discussed with McGovern.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) [MCGOVERN - would not ask Democratic candidates to withdraw prior to convention Quotes Humphrey that winner of California primary will be Democrat nom.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Studio) Humphrey spkmn. says his candidate has no intention of withdrawing and will stay in race through convention balloting.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chung, Connie;
Mudd, Roger

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