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Humphrey - Muskie / Democrats / Wives #1512

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 1968
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(Studio) Convention over, delegates going home and real campaign beginning. Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey speak to Democratic National Committee as leader of party
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) John Bailey being replaced as chairperson by Lawrence O'Brien, who is Vice President's campaign manager Vice President there to give pep talk. [HUMPHREY - tells crowd to go out and become Humphrey aides and say there's new vitality in Democratic Party] He thanked McGovern for his support. [HUMPHREY - says sure others will come too. Give people time. Tells Muskie he knows what it is to be Vice President: may the Lord bless and keep you.] Committee still divided over Georgia delegation issue. Reg. Democrats there submitted 2 delegates to committee ; Julian Bond's delegates had no representative Matter before sub-committee.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Mrs. Humphrey and Mrs. Muskie say they'll campaign with husbands. Mrs. Humphrey calls convention week exciting, worthwhile and fulfilling, though upset and saddened by disorders. Says provocations occurred on both sides. Says she won't have to visit Yippies for votes, because they'll come to them.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:03:50

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