NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 24, 1972
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(Studio) Pennsylvania and Massachusetts president primaries slated for tomorrow. Senator George McGovern expected to win in Massachusetts; Senator Hubert Humphrey in Pennsylvania. Senator Edmund Muskie runs in both states.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Boston, Massachusetts) [MUSKIE - in commercial, criticizes Nixon's renewed bombing of North Vietnam.] [MCGOVERN also denounces administration war policy, and was 1st to do so.] (Worcester, Massachusetts) Muskie's son, Stephen, campaigns in Massachusetts for his father, but Muskie has made only a few quick visits. Relies on party leaders who have endorsed him. McGovern rated high in polls. His Massachusetts campaign has many workers and lots of money.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Labor leaders and blacks still back Humphrey in Pennsylvania, and nay give first president primary win of his career. Muskie works to prevent this; he needs Pennsylvania also. He works for Polish vote. [MUSKIE - speaks in Dixon City, town to which his father immigrated.] Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp supports Muskie.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney
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