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Nixon / Republican Unity #1270

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon trying to reunite Republican Party Talks to 4 govs. who supported Nelson Rockefeller Rhode Island Governor John Chafee; Colorado Governor John Love; WA Gov Dan Evans and Minnesota Harold LeVander. Nixon walked and talked in San Diego, California, with Kentucky Senator Thruston Morton who led fight for Rockefeller.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Diego, California) Nixon aides report liberals Rockefeller, New York City Mayor John Lindsay and Governor George Romney enthusiastic supporters. Liberal Morton shown with Nixon. [NIXON - says Morton was national chairperson in 1960. Says he'll travel with them during campaign and will advise him.] [MORTON - says happy to contribute. Was his to command after he got votes, which he knew he'd get.] Morton says going along to make sure Rockefeller support gotten. Senator Barry Goldwater to play major role. Nixon will meet with California Governor Ronald Reagan Friday
REPORTER: David Snell

Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David

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