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Alfred E. Smith Dinner / Politics #135

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 1968
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(Studio) Prominent political figures attend Alfred E. Smith annual dinner. Archbishop Terence Cooke hosts dinner. Guests incld. President Johnson, Vice President Humphrey and Richard Nixon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) [NIXON - says Humphrey son of druggist; says he is son of grocer. Both of us were Senators and V.Ps. Winning a lot more fun than losing.] [HUMPHREY - says read polls. Make winning seem worthwhile. Nixon on same platform with him; almost in same camera range. Wish Cooke was his campaign manager] [JOHNSON - says whoever put head table together should be President Could use good consensus political Celebrating Armistice Day in October could be last press conf.; won't have LBJ to kick around any more.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reynolds, Frank

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