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Caucusing / Colorado / Idaho #1579

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 1968
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(Studio) Caucus defined as conference of party or organization leaders to decide on policies, plans, appts. and candidates.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami Beach, Florida) Colorado delegation caucuses. Nixon girls march outside. Senator Charles Percy, Rockefeller agent, gives short speech. Caucus in hotel cocktail lounge. Colorado 14-3 for Nixon. Idaho delegation led by Governor Don Samuelson. They're deciding when to decide. [SAMUELSON - asked group when they want to be polled.] [DELEGATE - says group ought to wait.] [2nd DELEGATE - says let's get it over with.] [3rd DELEGATE - says won't have time.] [4th DELEGATE - cites recesses after nomination.] [5th DELEGATE - asks for vote to decide when to vote.] [SAMUELSON - calls for vote.] Caucus to wait. Convention floor good place to caucus.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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