ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1968
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(Studio) No announcement made with regard to George Wallace's running-mate. Reporter Tom Jarriel reports Wallace had planned to pick ex-gov. Kentucky and ex-baseball commissioner, A.B. "Happy" Chandler until word leaked out and criticism erupted. Major complaint was that Chandler let 1st Negro play baseball in 1947: Jackie Robinson. Choice for Vice President now Coleman Andrews, ex-IRS commissioner and ex-Georgia governor Marvin Griffin.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
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