NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1972
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(Studio) Democratic Vice Presidential nominee, Senator Thomas Eagleton's disclosure of past hospitalizations for nervous fatigue and psychiatric treatment is still big political story. Democratic Presidential nominee, Senator George McGovern, stands by Eagleton. McGovern's aides say it is too early to assess political impact. Telegrams to McGovern run against Eagleton. Eagleton heads for campaign appearance in Hawaii.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, California) [EAGLETON- tries to dissuade further questioning on his medical history, saying pertinent ones have already been answered. At later news conf., however, he yields to further inquiries. Says he now realizes he should have told McGovern about those instances before accepting Vice President bid. Says he has offered to withdraw from ticket.] Eagleton visits with California Democrats and labor leaders
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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