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Campaign `72 / California Primary #464389

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1972
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(Studio) Senators Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern debate on nation-wide television program "Meet The Press." Humphrey apologizes for having implied McGovern was a fool for proposing confiscatory tax program. Both say they want no part of Governor Wallace as running mate because both want black votes, especially in California primary Tuesday
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Los Angeles, California) [HUMPHREY - says he was there when blacks needed him, now he needs then.] [California Senator Mervin DYMALLY - says blacks remember when fight was lonely, when he swung minority plank into acceptable majority plank, marching with Dr. King.] McGovern volunteers canvas black communities all over state. (Oakland, California) Result is split in black community. (Los Angeles, California) Representative Shirley Chisholm is unknown factor in California, taking black votes from both major candidates, especially McGovern. [CHISHOLM - expresses concern for people in country.] [Blacks express diverse views on candidates.] 4 years ago Senator Robert Kennedy got 93% black vote in California. No such block voting this year
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Mackin, Catherine;
Utley, Garrick

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