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Campaign `72 / McGovern #223549

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern now within 120 delegates of getting Democrat president non.
REPORTER: John Hart

(NYC) [MCGOVERN - after winning big in New York, hopes trend continues.]

(Studio) McGovern got 225 delegates out of 248 elected in New York for total of 1285. He may get 27 of 30 New York votes still to he assigned. Chicago, Illinois Mayor Richard Daley speaks out against McGovern's Vietnam war views at Mayors Conf.
REPORTER: John Hart

(New Orleans, Louisiana) [DALEY - calls on mayors to stand behind President Vietnam policy, even though he won't hack Nixon for re-election, because he respects the office of President as loyal American] Daley has not endorsed any Democratic candidate so far, but has leaned toward Muskie. Says he will not join stop McGovern movement, hut action today does not help the Senator
REPORTER: Michele Clark

(Studio) McGovern will not make personal fight for his ideas at Platform Committee Moderates defense budget and welfare plans to general statements.

(NYC) 400 young campaign workers, who supported McGovern through final primary in New York, leave for home. Registration drive planned after conv. for McGovern crew. [Young workers tell plans, include helping campaign again, after conv.; rest. Say McGovern now needs support of party bosses to beat Nixon in November] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - calls McGovern's New York sweep a fine victory, but says he still doesn't have enough for 1st ballot victory.] [MCGOVERN - won't name VP choice until he gets non., but says he thinks highly of Senator Edward Kennedy.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Senator Kennedy says there are no circumstances under which he would accept national office this year
REPORTER: John Hart

Reporter(s):
Clark, Michele;
Hart, John;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:08:20

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