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Hubert Humphrey #246027

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1976
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(Studio) Committee organized to draft Senator Hubert H. Humphrey for President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) 2 ardent Hubert H. Humphrey supporters organization the draft committee [Representative Paul SIMON - says can't stand by and do nothing when Hubert H. Humphrey fills needs.] New York Democrat Joseph Crangle met with Hubert H. Humphrey yesterday. Says he didn't hear Hubert H. Humphrey tell him not to go ahead. [HUMPHREY - says Simon and Crangle feel convention may turn to him and they want to be prepared.] Supporters say Hubert H. Humphrey could go to convention with 300 votes; predict victory on 3rd ballot.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Humphrey speaks to Ohio Democrats last night; speaks to New Jersey Democrats tonight. To speak to Kentucky Democrats Saturday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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