NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1972
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(Studio) AFL-CIO President George Meany withholds endorsement of any Presidential candidate. Many member unions have endorsed McGovern. Colorado AFL-CIO labor council refuses to rescind endorsement despite orders to do so from Meany.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Denver, Colorado) Council meeting held at airport so members could greet Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sargent Shriver's arrival for Colorado campaigning. [Colorado labor cncl. Harrick ROTH - says council will hold ground. Labor cncls. in 30 other states lean toward McGovern endorsement.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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