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Presidential Hopeful / Nixon / Michigan / Illinois #1342

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 19, 1968
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(Studio) Governor George Romney greets Richard Nixon in Lansing, Michigan. Earlier, he visited Illinois.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Springfield, Illinois) Illinois 1 of 7 important states regarded key to victory. [NIXON - talks of his loss in Illinois in 1960. Hopes for 1968 victory. 4 years of no peace abroad and no peace at home enough for American 4 years of crime and poor economy too much.] He visited Lincoln's tomb. He'll concentrate on key states this election.
REPORTER: David Snell

Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David

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