CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 1972
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(Studio) Texas Democratic national convention delegation, with 130 votes, largest chosen without primary. Texas state convention affords preview of national convention and use of party reforms.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(San Antonio, Texas) Texas Democrats work to fulfil reform requirements of delegates rep minorities. Delegation dramatically different from 1968. [Wallace delegate, Hal TIMANUS - satisfied with composition of delegation.] [McGovern delegate, Billie CARR - cites absent of traditional party bosses at convention (John Connally, Ben Barnes, President Smith, Lyndon Johnson). Now it's the people's party again.] 1968 conv. delegation compared to 1972.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
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