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Campaign `72 / McGovern #464767

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1972
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(Studio) McGovern forces claim 1510 1/2 votes (1 1/2 more than enough for Democrat President non.) NBC news survey credits McGovern with 1421.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Congress Black Caucus, Representative Louis STOKES - announces Black Caucus support for McGovern.] [MCGOVERN - says 96 3/4 delegates joining his ranks assures him 1st ballot nomination] [Humphrey aide, Arnold PINCKNEY - says most uncommitted black delegates intend to stay uncommitted.] [Chisholm aide, Thaddeus GARRETT - says there has been no caucus of 96 black delegates.]
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) McGovern camp revises figure of pledged delegates; say he's 17 votes short with 1492 delegate votes. McGovern leaves Washington, DC for fence-mending Southern trip.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) McGovern searches for more delegates in tour of 6 Southern states with 120 uncommitted delegates: Texas, Georgia, Arkansas, SC, Virginia, and Oklahoma. [MCGOVERN - tries to make himself and his goals known.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Studio) Women's caucus criticizes McGovern for moving too far right.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Women's Political Caucus, Gloria STEINEM - says she has supported McGovern, but thinks Representative Shirley Chisholm is a better choice.] [WPC, Betty FRIEDAN - says women are disappointed McGovern is trying to appease right wing, taking women for granted.]

Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Perkins, Jack

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