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Campaign `72 / Demo. Delegates #224126

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 1972
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(Studio) Federal judge refuses to rule on California, Illinois, delegate decisions by Democratic credentials committee affecting George McGovern, Richard J. Daley.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Credentials committee action upheld in both cases. Judge George Hart sees no constitutional reason for interfering in committee action. [Attorney Joseph RAUH - deplores Hart's action.] [Attorney Joseph CALIFANO - says judge acted properly.] Hart insists there is no constitutional issue. Attorney Jerome Torshen speaks for Richard C. Daley and Illinois delegation. [UNIDENTIFIED SPOKESMAN - says party rules can't be superimposed on will of people expressed in election.] [UNIDENTIFIED SPOKESMAN - says this is 8th time sued.] United States Court of Appeals to consider cases.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Credentials committee approves compromise on Rhode Island primary. Earlier, committee rejected challenges of North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Washington delegates.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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