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Campaign `72 / Eagleton-Senate Reaction #224061

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1972
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(Studio) Eagleton's fellow Senators defend colleague as courageous and fine.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - expresses utmost confidence in Eagleton, whom he calls a man of integrity.] [Senator Hugh SCOTT - calls Eagleton a fine and decent man who has made statements which become him.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says Eagleton responded in forthright manner. Says debate will be on issues, as it should be.] [Senator Harold HUGHES - says difference between nervous exhaustion and heart murmur, for example, is only in mind of public. Treatment is more successful than that for common cold. Notes Governor Wallace's psychiatric treatment and the Gov's. statement he has a certificate to prove he's sane, while those who haven't seen psychiatrist don't know.]

Mudd, Roger

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