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Campaign `72 / Wisconsin Primary #463891

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1972
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(Studio) Tally of Wisconsin Democrat president primary given: McGovern 30%, Wallace 22%, Humphrey 21%, Muskie 10%, Jackson 8%, Lindsay 7%, McCarthy 1%, Chisholm 1%. Lindsay drops out of race. Democrat delegates listed: Muskie 96.5, McGovern 92.5, Wallace 75, Humphrey 19.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Milwaukee, WI) Senator George McGovern's win due largely to his campaign organization. [MCGOVERN - encouraged by Wisconsin win, votes coming from groups of all kinds.] [New York Mayor John LINDSAY - announces withdrawal from race.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - announces new strategy - to win primaries ahead.] Senator Hubert Humphrey holds middleground, and hopes to win non. with it. [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - says Wisconsin shows he is a viable candidate and can do well in North states.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Senator George McGovern comes to Pennsylvania, a winner, but Pennsylvania campaign is underfinanced and dependent on volunteers. Senator Muskie's headquarters in Pennsylvania concerned over poor showing among Wisconsin Polish. Counts on support of Pennsylvania Governor Milton J. Shapp. Senator Hubert Humphrey cannot afford to lose Pennsylvania. Alabama Governor George Wallace is also on Pennsylvania ballot. Pennsylvania is race for delegates.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Utley, Garrick

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