NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern gains 368 delegate votes, winning President primaries in South Dakota, New Mexico, New Jersey, and California. He now has 1000 votes of 1509 needed to be Democrat nom. Senator Hubert Humphrey still seeks nomination Humphrey meets with Democrat govs. at Govs. Conf. in Houston, Texas, softening his position against Alabama Governor George Wallace. On "Meet The Press" last week, Humphrey ruled out Wallace as running mate. Today he won't go that far.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Houston, Texas) [HUMPHREY - says Democrats cannot afford to ignore Wallace's vote appeal if Nixon is to be beaten in November Says convention may nomination Wallace for Vice President] Humphrey continues campaign though his chances of nomination are fading.
REPORTER: Paul Duke
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