NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 07, 1971
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(Studio) Missouri Senators Stuart Symington, Thomas F. Eagleton and Governor Warren E. Hearnes endorse Senator Edmund Muskie for President Symington says early endorsement will help narrow field; 3 candidates in New York City Wednesday
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) 130 turn up for liberal party dinner. Senator George McGovern there; later attends bigger dinner of state liberal party Muskie and Mayor John V. Lindsay among guests. [McGOVERN - says he's running for President without reservation, unlike Muskie and Lindsay.] [MUSKIE - says Lindsay made right move when switched ptys.; compares Lindsay to Churchill facetiously.] [LINDSAY - says Senators McGovern and Harris already announced candidacy; talks about their candor in doing so.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)