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Campaign `72 / McGovern and Labor #224669

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1972
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(Studio) Associated Press survey shows McGovern endorsed by leaders of unions with 6 million members Nixon has backing of leaders with 2.4 million. Ldrs. of 10 million more are neutral or undecided. McGovern makes Pitch to latter group.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) McGovern stops by headquarters (formerly Muskie's building). Speaks to exec. committee Amalgamated Clothing Workers. Will speak to another labor group in Miami, Florida, tomorrow. [MCGOVERN - recalls 1948 Truman victory with help of labor. Says Nixon campaign manager Clark MacGregor will have to tell Nixon be lost in November, and labor will have done it.] [MacGREGOR - says Nixon has no plans for tax increase.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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