NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 30, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic credentials committee looks at Illinois delegation; George McGovern fares better. Will get 8 extra votes. McGovern had said Edmund Muskie delegates illegal. Big fight involves Mayor Richard Daley and his delegates. Tests reform meaning.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(DC) Debate heated. Cook Company, Illinois, delegates called illegal. Delegation said not representative of blacks, Chicanos, youth, and women. Daley sons, Mike and John Daley, work with organization group from Chicago. Daley and Illinois Representative Roman Pucinski face loss of delegate status. Daley delegates advertise in "Washington Post", New York "Times." Hubert Humphrey, Daley deal noted. [William SINGER, Illinois challenger - predicts party candidate will carry Illinois if challenge works.] [Illinois delegate Edward BURKE - says Democrat non. might be excluded from Illinois ballot if elected delegation denied convention access.] Daley group could be replaced by McGovern-dominated group. Talk of Democrat unity fades.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
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