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Humphrey / Debate / Dissent #1497

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1968
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(Convention Floor) ABC head invites Vice President Humphrey to take point in debates with Richard Nixon before November election. Humphrey defends tight security. Says he and wife threatened with assassination several times and what else could Mayor Richard Daley do. He disapproved storm trooper tactics on point of police or demonstrators. He met with reporter after victory.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) [HUMPHREY - says after coming to this point, can't help but have heart full of gratitude, feeling of accomplishment and rich sense of importance of work that lies ahead. Noone profits from trouble on states now. Democracy doesn't require force, brutality or violence. Requires reason, tolerance and forbearance. Dissent legit. function of democratic society, but must be carried out in limits of society's rules.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reynolds, Frank

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