Search the Archive

Campaign `72 / Lindsay #12929

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 18, 1971
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Gallup Poll shows youth favor Senator Edward Kennedy for President, 58% to Nixon's 26%. Senators Edmund Muskie and Hubert H. Humphrey also preferred. New York City Mayor John V. Lindsay took 4th place.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Indianapolis, IN) Lindsay tests 9 cities with regard to President preference.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Valparaiso, IN) Crowds shown. Lindsay symbolizes urban trend; mistrusted by rural middle Americans
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Fort Wayne, IN) Lindsay hasn't made up mind if he'll run yet. [LINDSAY - says urban problems know no city limits; points out urban American is American]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Michigan City, IN) [BYSTANDER - says Lindsay not too liberal, but a lot of people don't like turncoat.] [2nd BYSTANDER - says she'd vote for him for President] [3rd BYSTANDER - compliments him, but doesn't agree with him.] [4th BYSTANDER - says he's handsome.] [5th BYSTANDER - says looking for nice man like Lindsay; would vote for him.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(E. Chicago, IN) He draws crowd; unsure of votes; on to Mississippi and Florida.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.