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Campaign `72 / McGovern #464707

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 21, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern wins 225 delegates in New York primary, and could pick up 20 or 30 more when rest of delegation chosen. He stands on threshold of Democratic nomination but Senator Hubert Humphrey says he can't get it on 1st ballot.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [MCGOVERN - says after 10 primary victories, maybe now he has charisma.] He now has 1402 delegates wrapped up. [MCGOVERN - says massive voter registration drive planned after Democratic Convention Alludes to bugging of Democrat Hdqtrs.] (DC) McGovern stops at convs. of 2 labor unions (transport and electrical workers)
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Studio) NBC News credits McGovern with 1,307 delegates. Humphrey has 372, Wallace 367, Muskie 229, uncommitted 530 1/2.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack

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