CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1972
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(Studio) Editorial reaction to Eagleton's disclosures have been somewhat critical. Atlanta, Georgia, "Journal" finds it reassuring, in view of those political leaders who needed help and never knew it. Little Rock, Arkansas, Democrat blames McGovern for careless decision. Boston, Massachusetts, "Globe" criticizes Eagleton's failure to tell McGovern of his illness. Los Angeles, California, "Times" calls him a serious political liability. The morning Baltimore, Maryland, "Sun", Washington, Washington, DC "Post", and New York, New York, "Post" say Eagleton should withdraw. New York, New York, "Times" makes no editorial comment. Saint Louis, Missouri, "Post Dispatch" says only question is his public record. Saint Louis, Missouri, "Globe Democrat" says verdict is now with public.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd