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Campaign `72 / California Primary #464889

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 05, 1972
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(Studio) Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty drops out of Presidential race, asks supporters to vote for Senator Hubert Humphrey. Says Senator George McGovern has radicalized Democratic party McGovern however, is favored to win. Campaigns in NM, will go to Govs'. Conf. In Houston, Texas.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Democrat President nomination probably will be decided in California primary tomorrow. Winner will receive all 271 California delegates. A month ago, Humphrey led in California polls; now McGovern has wide margin.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Venice, California) McGovern visits construction site before leaving to campaign In New Mexico (which also has primary tomorrow). [MCGOVERN - says though his is a grass-roots campaign, party leaders are not being excluded. He will go to Govs'. conference for that purpose.] (Los Angeles, California) McGovern org. workers make telephone calls to get out the vote. Workers have canvassed 80% Democrat houses in California.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Downey, California) Humphrey stumps state from San Francisco to San Diego in typical campaign wind-up. He visits aerospace factory, full of vitality. Old coalition of labor and blacks has not jelled this time. [HUMPHREY - recalls marching with Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior]
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Los Angeles, California) Voters in California choose between Humphrey, McGovern, Chisholm, Guam Yorty, or write-in Wallace.

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John;
Perkins, Jack;
Utley, Garrick

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