NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 02, 1972
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(Studio) Illinois Democrats meet in Springfield to finish picking Illinois delegation to Democratic national convention in Miami Beach, Florida. Chicago Mayor Richard Daley fights to keep control of Illinois delegation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) Democratic credentials committee holds hearings on challenge to Daley's slate of 59 uncommitted delegates. Challengers say Daley's delegates were elected contrary to McGovern commission rules, being unrep. of minority groups. [Challenger, William SINGER - says 40 of 59 delegates are ward leaders, ward cmtemen, or township cmtemen. party regulars used machine, or patronage workers, on behalf of those candidates.] (Springfield, Illinois) Daley leads Chicago delegation to state comv. [DALEY - says same forces which disrupted 1968 Democratic Convention are at work again.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson
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