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Campaign `72/Florida Primary #462985

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1972
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(Studio) Results of Florida Democratic primary given: Wallace 42%, Humphrey 18%, Jackson 13%, Muskie 9%, Lindsay 7%, McGovern 6%, others 5%. In Republican race, Nixon had 87%, Ashbrook 9%, Mccloskey 4%. Vice President Agnew says Wallace victory significant.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Orlando, Florida) Alabama Governor George Wallace happy over Florida victory. [WALLACE - sorry about Muskie's attitude. Expresses surprise at large margin of victory with 11 candidates in race. Says he would have won without busing controversy.]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Miami, Florida) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Wallace will not be Democrat president nom.; his vote is a protest.] Humphrey camp considers Wallace main competition.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Miami, Florida) Senator Edmund Muskie tries to pick up pieces from Florida loss. He has entered all primaries and is spread too thin.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Mackin, Catherine;
Perkins, Jack

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