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Campaign `72 / Poll #224952

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 25, 1972
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(Studio) Yankelovich survey of 16 key states shows Nixon with 39% lead over McGovern. Survey, for "Time" magazine and New York "Times", shows lead increasing. State statistics cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Billings, MT) New poll must be discouraging to McGovern as it shows him lagging in big states he hoped to win.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) McGovern pollster challenges validity of Yankelovich survey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [McGovern pollster Patrick CADDELL - notes results of his own telephone survey, less dismal, and reflecting switches to McGovern. Says Time survey is old, conducted before Labor Day.]
REPORTER: John Meyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Meyer, John;
Schieffer, Bob

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