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Republican National Convention / Nixon #1553

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 1968
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(Studio) Nixon holds news conference May consider USSR trip in next few weeks to listen to Soviet leaders' views.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami Beach, Florida) Nixon says he wouldn't talk of Vietnam settlement; won't make decisions with regard to trip until after nomination [NIXON - says staff claims I'll win on 1st ballot; believes will win on early ballot. Rockefeller and Reagan serve interests of themselves by keeping each other in race. Wouldn't call it collusion. In answer to Senator Edward Brooke's statement that Republicans would work harder to attain racial integration, says reconciliation of races is primary objective; says do not think it impossible to win Vietnam war; don't seek President to preside over destruction of credibility of American power in world; believes in negotiated settlement through strong military, economy and political presence.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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