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Campaign `72 / Eagleton Withdrawal-Missouri Reaction #224241

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 1972
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(Studio) Missouri Democrats resent Eagleton's being dumped from ticket.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Missouri Republicans make bid for disenchanted Democrats
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Saint Louis, Missouri) [Sen's. brother, Dr. Mark EAGLETON - says incident won't affect brother's mental health 1 iota. He no longer has a mental health problem.]
REPORTER: Ben Silver

(Saint Louis, Missouri) [Missouri Democrat chairperson Delton HOUTCHENS - says brush-off of Eagleton will prevent McGovern from carrying Missouri. Says Missouri Democrats will work to elect state, Congress, and local tickets.] [McGovern student organizer, Debbie BARBER - who seconded Eagleton's non. at conv., concerned for youth vote. Says McGovern's move shows him as a practical politician rather than idealist.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill;
Silver, Ben

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