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Campaign `72 / McGovern / Labor #224891

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 20, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern meets pro-Nixon opposition in Columbus, Ohio.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Columbus, Ohio) On routine tour of Western Electric factory in Columbus, Ohio, Senator McGovern confronted with Vietnam war issue by workers, Don Gishler and Carl Bitler. Gishler opposes McGovern amnesty for draft evaders; McGovern prospects of prisoners of war release. [McGOVERN - asks what Nixon had done but "bomb hell out of people."] [GISHLER - proposes more such bombing.] [McGOVERN, GISHLER - continue argument.] [BITLER - says we don't believe in surrendering.] Reception said generally friendly, though most seemed pro-Nixon.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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