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Campaign `72 / Demo. Credentials Committee #464782

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1972
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(Studio) Hearing examiner for Democratic credentials committee says there is no basis for challenge to Senator George McGovern's control of 271 California delegates. Senator Hubert Humphrey will fight it on convention floor Chicago, Illinois, Mayor Richard Daley and his 58 delegates also challenged.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Preliminary report upholds challengers' claim that Daley dictated mbrship of his delegation, ignoring reform rules in representative of women, youth, and ethnic groups. Hearing officer Cecil Poole charges organization with deliberate violations of quotas. (Chicago, Illinois) [DALEY - says Poole overlooked fact all delegates elected. Calls quota system unamerican. Laughs at possibility he could be disenfranchised as delegate.] McGovern org. stays clear of Daley dispute to avoid antagonizing powerful mayor. (DC) [McGovern campaign manager Gary HART - hopes compromise can be worked out.]
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

(Studio) Daley says McGovern is outstanding Senator with great organization

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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