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Campaign `72 / Republican National Convention #224424

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 1972
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(Studio) 1st session Republican national convention called to order. Smooth, harmonious session expected to contrast long, dispute-filled Democratic Convention
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) [Republican national chairperson, Senator Robert DOLE - calls session of "on time conv." to order.] New podium with fluted columns noted. Nixon family shown: Mrs. Pat Nixon and daughters Tricia Cox and Julie Eisenhower. [DOLE - criticizes McGovern.] [Secretary of State William ROGERS - pays tribute to former President Eisenhower.] (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) [Mrs. Mamie EISENHOWER - addresses convention via film. Says Ike was proud of Nixon.] Nixon visits Mrs. Eisenhower.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (Narrates)

Cronkite, Walter

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