NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1972
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(Studio) Republicans want $2.00 minimum wage, Democrats want $2.20. Democrat President nomination, Senator George McGovern, interrupts South Dakota vacation to attend Senate vote. Republican measure defeated 47 to 46.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) McGovern moves to show he is friend of labor. Casts deciding vote against Republican proposal to limit wage and hour benefits and coverage. McGovern names former Democratic national chairperson Lawrence O'Brien as his national campaign chairperson [MCGOVERN - says O'Brien will be his liaison with Democratic leaders: members of Congress, governors, mayors, state legislators, party officials, organized labor, etc.]
REPORTER: John Dancy
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