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Campaign `72 / Demo. Vice President #224574

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern encounters difficulties in selecting new Vice President nom.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) McGovern was forced to act too quickly in Miami, Florida, and is more careful with this selection. [MCGOVERN - recommends to Democratic national chairperson Jean Westwood that an improved way of choosing Vice President noms. be developed. Says Senators Kennedy, Ribicoff, and Humphrey still refuse Vice President bid. Plans to talk with Senator Muskie.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(DC) [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says he has not been approached and lies no further comment.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(DC) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says it would be a rerun for him to accept Vice President bid again. If he cannot be President, he wants to be a Senator]
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(DC) McGovern says Eagleton incident has not hurt his credibility or permanently damaged his chances.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger;
Strawser, Neil;
Walker, Hal

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