NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 21, 1972
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(Studio) Senator George McGovern takes campaign to New York area, before heading for Detroit, Michigan. Spoke of drugs; criticized Nixon action; noted rise in heroin addicts. Spoke of war; advocated bombing halt, rebuilding US. Vietnam war becomes major theme. Spoke of it in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [McGOVERN - calls war an assault on self-respect of US.] Displays bombs being dropped in SE Asia. [McGovern, Muskie pictured.] Returns to war issue, recalling primaries campaign. (New York, New York) Old fashioned campaigning noted, in Italian section of Brooklyn, New York. Signs name on ceiling; tries hand at Italian bowling. Poll standing cited; method of improvement doubted.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani