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Republican National Convention / Reagan / Rockefeller / Nixon #1551

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 1968
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(Studio) Rockefeller and Reagan step up search for delegates. Neither persuades large bloc of Nixon votes to switch over.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami Beach, Florida) Reagan meets with groups from 10 states. Visits Ohio group; 56 of 58 Ohio votes still pledged to favorite son, Governor James Rhodes. [REAGAN - knows Ohio group with Rhodes. Impolite of me to question if they'll consider someone else.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Keynote speaker Washington Governor Dan. Evans endorses Rockefeller. Evans could swing 6 of 24 votes to Rockefeller. Evans believes Nixon will win.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami Beach, Florida) Rockefeller attends breakfast meeting of Republican women. Visits Minnesota group later. His camp claims Nixon 1st vote strength dropped to 515. [ROCKEFELLER - says looks for 4th ballot. We'll all go across line together.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafer to nominate Rockefeller. Maryland Governor Spiro Agnew to nominate Nixon. Nixon meets reporters confidently today.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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