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Campaign `72 / California Primary #464489

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1972
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(Studio) Senators George McGovern, Hubert Humphrey confront each other in Democrat California primary Tuesday Contest representatives reformer versus traditionalist.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Sam Bernadino, California) McGovern now has once-missing crowd appeal. Predicts he will win Democrat non. on 1st ballot. [MCGOVERN - says he has opened up Democratic party to citizens who have never before participated. Says candidate can be nond. without approval of big political bosses.] (Los Angeles, California) Last night with Chicanos, today he campaigns with blacks. [Georgia state legislator, Julian BOND - pleased with black support of McGovern.] (Long Beach, California) This afternoon, McGovern gets boost from senior citizens. Poll shows McGovern 6 points ahead of Humphrey, most indications even better.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Los Angeles, California) Humphrey also knows poll results, but believes he's catching up fast. He visits high school attended by Mexican-Americans He does not have money to spend on television ads, so he grabs at every opportunity to appear on television free, include variety shows. HUMPHREY - says California is a media state because it's so large.] He tours downtown LA. Thinks he came out ahead in television debates with McGovern. Org. labor launches big last minute drive for him.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Kiker, Douglas;
Perkins, Jack;
Utley, Garrick

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