NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 30, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Thomas Eagleton says he intends to remain the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee. Says he will not automatically quit even if Senator George McGovern (Democratic Presidential nominee) asks him to. Democratic national chairperson Jean Westwood and vice chairperson Basil Patterson think Eagleton should withdraw.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Jefferson City, Missouri) Eagleton attends birthday dinner honoring Missouri Governor Warren Hearnes. [EAGLETON - says he can take the heat and will stay in the kitchen.] (DC) Faces columnist Jack Anderson on CBS's "Face the Nation" television program. [ANDERSON - apologizes for rptg. Eagleton has drunken driving record without documents to prove charge, but refuses to retract story.] [EAGLETON - says he's never been stopped for drunk driving.] Eagleton to meet with McGovern tomorrow night.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
(DC) McGovern advisers arrive at his Washington, DC suburb home: Frank Mankiewicz, Gary Hart, Henry Kimelman, and Mrs. Jean Westwood. McGovern insists he still has not decided on Eagleton's continued candidacy.
REPORTER: John Dancy