ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 06, 1972
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(Studio) South govs. conf., meeting in Hilton Head Island, SC, elects Alabama Governor George Wallace chairperson, Virgin Islands Governor Melvin Evans, black man, vice chairperson
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Hilton Head, SC) Govs. discuss land use, environment, education, law enforcement in work sessions. They play golf and tennis (OK Governor David Hall, Florida Governor Reubin Askew shown playing tennis). [Senator George McGOVERN - speaks to conf.] [Mississippi Governor William WALLER - says McGovern's in trouble in the South.] [Arkansas Governor Dale BUMPERS - says gap shown in polls will narrow.] [Georgia Governor Jimmy CARTER - says unlikely that Nixon will lose deep South states.] [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - says he'll take a position in Presidential race soon.] [President cnsl. Harry DENT - says South govs. have not jumped on McGovern band wagon.] Vice President Spiro Agnew visits conference
REPORTER: David Snell
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