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Campaign `72 / McGovern; Nixon #461678

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon campaigns in 3 states saying United States has reached basic agreement on Vietnam cease-fire. Senator George McGovern goes on television to talk about Vietnam. Says president Nixon's actions are not path to peace but detour around election day.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Grand Rapids, Michigan) [McGOVERN - skeptical of Vietnam peace after Nixon TV speech on that topic.] McGovern cancels rally at Michigan State University, goes to Chicago to tape television speech rebuttal. (Chicago, Illinois) McGovern will say Nixon has deceived American people by holding out prospects for peace, then refusing to sign agreement. [McGovern aid Frank MANKIEWICZ - briefs reporters on McGovern speech.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Chicago, Illinois) Nixon rally held in O'Hare Airport hangar. [NIXON - ignoring small group of hecklers, says there will be peace in Vietnam, and it will be honorable.] Nixon goes to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Providence, Rhode Island, to help Republican Senator candidates.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:04:00

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