• Short Summary

    FORMER SENATOR EUGENE MCCARTHY OF MINNESOTA ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY FRIDAY (DEC 17) FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN 1972 BUT SAID HE WOULD SKIP THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY ELECTION NEXT MARCH 7TH THE FIRST IN THE NATION.

  • Description

    FORMER SENATOR EUGENE MCCARTHY OF MINNESOTA ANNOUNCED HIS CANDIDACY FRIDAY (DEC 17) FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION IN 1972 BUT SAID HE WOULD SKIP THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY ELECTION NEXT MARCH 7TH THE FIRST IN THE NATION. MCCARTHY TOLD A NEWS CONFERENCE IN BOSTON THAT PAPERS WOLD BE FILED WITHIN TWO WEEKS TO ENTER HIS NAME IN THE APRIL 25TH PRIMARY IN MASSACHUSETTS. HE BACKED INTO HIS ANNOUNCEMENT SAYING HE WAS IN BOSTON TO HELP WITH THE OPENING OF MCCARTHY FOR PRESIDENT HEADQUARTERS. ASKED IF THIS MEANT HE WAS A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE FOR NEXT YEAR MCCARTHY GRINNED AND CONCEDED, IT'S KIND OF NA ANNOUNCEMENT, YES. HE SAID HE WOLD MOUNT AN INDEPENDENT DRIVE FOR THE PRESIDENCY IF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONTINUES IN HIS VIEW TO ALIGN ITSELF WITH THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA35TR9I2NDG9HGKNLOU35GDVEV
    Media URN:
    VLVA35TR9I2NDG9HGKNLOU35GDVEV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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