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Campaign `72 / McGovern #223594

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 23, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern searches for last few delegates to assure him lst ballot nomination at Democratic national convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [McGovern national political coordinator, Frank MANKIEWICZ - thinks there's no doubt McGovern will have enough delegates to win nomination Hopes other candidates will officially drop out for a unified convention Says some blocs (incl. Illinois delegates, previously uncommitted blacks) plus scattered delegates should put McGovern over 1509 mark.] [Assistant campaign director, Richard STEARNS - corrects misconception that most McGovern delegates are novices in politics. They understand that some stands will have to be sacrificed to win in November]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Blacks and other groups to formalize 140 uncommitted delegates in support of McGovern.

Cronkite, Walter

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