CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 13, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon meets with campaign advisers at Camp David, MD. President News Secretary Ron Ziegler says October 11 will be Casimir Pulaski Day, October 15, National Shut-in Day.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Nixon paces self in campaign for reelection. Uses others to do most campaigning. (Portland, OR) [U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary George ROMNEY - attacks McGovern.] (Atlanta, Georgia) [Transportation Secretary John VOLPE - lauds Nixon gains against unemployment.] (W. Chester, Pennsylvania) [President consumer adviser, Mrs. Virginia KNAUER - proud to talk about administration programs.] (Detroit, Michigan) [EPA chief William RUCKELSHAUS - says role of surrogate candidate for Nixon is difficult.] (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [President adviser Robert FINCH - calls for making Republicans the majority party] (Los Angeles, California) [Labor Secretary James HODGSON - says labor is not automatically endorsing Democratic nomination] (DC) Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz leaves for Midwest tour. (Des Moines, Iowa) [BUTZ - says McGovern lies when accusing Nixon of trade deal with Russia at expense of American farmers.] (Saint Louis, Missouri) Julie Nixon Eisenhower plays golf with Bob Hope, Lee Trevino.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) [McGovern campaign director Frank MANKIEWICZ - says Nixon is treating country as if it were a business he owned. Regards cabinet members as his employees, send them out to sell product. Doesn't expect to see Nixon campaigning until Halloween.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(DC) Map shows nation-wide coverage by Nixon surrogate candidates. Even Secretary of State Rogers and Secretary Defense Laird attack McGovern policies.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
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