CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Thomas Eagleton withdraws as Democratic Vice Presidential nominee. Senator George McGovern considers replacements.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) [EAGLETON - on CBS Morning News, tells Reporter Nelson Benton that time will tell what effect incident will have on his political career in Missouri. Says he would not consider an appointed position in McGovern administration Says he's come out of past week stronger.] At his office, he signs formal withdrawal letter to Democratic national committee [EAGLETON - says spirits are high.] Many letters and telephone calls of support pour in. Staff urges critics to stay with McGovern. Eagleton speaks to Senator supporting McGovern defense cut proposal. [Columnist Jack ANDERSON - admits his story about Eagleton's drunken driving record was false and retracts it.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin
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