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Campaign `72 / Maryland, Michigan Primaries #464045

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 15, 1972
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(Studio) Maryland and Michigan primaries slated for tomorrow. Wallace expected to do well in both.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Warren, Michigan) Busing is big issue in Michigan primary. Humphrey and McGovern are afraid of it. (Detroit, Michigan) Senator Hubert Humphrey ready to take on Wallace. [HUMPHREY - wants busing only to better, not poorer, schools.] Hopes blacks, union mbrs., party organization support him.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Flint, Michigan) Senator George McGovern has natural constituency in Michigan: those opposed to Vietnam war. He also has strong state-wide organization [MCGOVERN - says ending war more important than ending busing.] Me tries to win blue-collar votes from Wallace, black votes from Humphrey. (Warren, Michigan) Alabama Governor George Wallace has spent twice as much time campaigning in Michigan as McGovern and Humphrey combined. [WALLACE - says news media watch Michigan.]

(Detroit, Michigan) Wallace has been shot and this is bound to make a big difference in Michigan vote. Many undecided voters will vote for Wallace out of sympathy and outrage.

Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas

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