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Campaign `72 / McGovern, Humphrey #464165

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 1972
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(Studio) Former Senator Eugene McCarthy endorses Senator George McGovern for Democrat pres. nomination in California primary. Says Vietnam issue of overriding importance. At weekend state conv., Democrat delegates chosen.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Phoenix, Arizona) [Senator George MCGOVERN - grateful for endorsement of United Farm Workers Union President Cesar Chavez.] Chavez fasts 9 days to effect boycott against nonunion lettuce growers in Arizona. [MCGOVERN - endorses lettuce boycott, gives up eating lettuce.] Incident similar to 1968 when Senator Robert Kennedy visited a fasting Chavez.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(San Diego, California) Senator Hubert Humphrey talks issues to beat McGovern in California primary. [HUMPHREY - criticizes McGovern's welfare program; cites his own record against Vietnam involvement; backs aerospace industry]
REPORTER: Robert Endicott

Endicott, Robert;
Perkins, Jack;
Utley, Garrick

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