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Campaign `72 / McGovern-Shriver #224267

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sargent Shriver charges President Nixon had chance to end Vietnam war in 1969, but "he blew it." Shriver was United States ambassador to France at time. Democratic Presidential nominee Senator George McGovern returns to New Hampshire where his President candidacy began, on outset of listening tour.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Manchester, New Hampshire) [McGOVERN - asks workers in shoe factory what they think is most urgent problem facing nation Says his wife Eleanor suggests first bill aiding working people be signed here, where he first got support of working people. Attacks President Nixon's silence. Says MacGregor, Connally, and others do the talking. Proposes debate with Nixon.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Annapolis, Maryland) Shriver tours home state to smooth edges left by his abortive race against Marvin Mandel for Governor in 1970. [SHRIVER - says he stayed on as ambassador to France when Nixon came into office to help in efforts toward negotiated peace in Vietnam. When Nixon introduced Vietmanization, Shriver left foreign service.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Reporter(s):
Culhane, David;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:50

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