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Nixon Nomination / Rockefeller / Coverage #1598

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 08, 1968
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(Studio) During 1st ballot, Nixon's total was 650 when Wisconsin called on.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Miami Beach, Florida) [CHRM. - calls on WI.] [WI SPOKESPERSON - delivers 30 votes to Nixon.] With Wisconsin votes, Nixon total 680; Rockefeller 277; Reagan 182, and others 182. [ROCKEFELLER - will support any nominee of conv., incling. campaigning. Son, Nelson, said if Rockefeller didn't win, we could play together more.] [NIXON - says won't be partisan campaign. But wants to win election in way to unite US.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Studio) Agnew to be accepted by acclamation tonight. Nixon and Agnew to make acceptance speeches. ABC special: "Race To The White House: The Republican Ticket" to be aired at 8:30 p.m. EST.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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