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Wallace Campaign / Message #1663

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1968
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(Studio) 3rd party candidate, George Wallace, says in Springfield, Missouri, if elected, he'll vote for repeal of open housing law. Places wreath at tomb of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois. Report on Wallace campaign.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No Locations Given) Wallace shown campaigning in different areas. Anti- Wallace demonstrators shown. He tries on different hats. Wins ballot positions in several states and lures away Republican and Democrat votes. Had crowd of 10,000 the night Democratic Convention began. Donations bring $40,000 nightly. [GIRL - says Wallace rebellion wants you.] [WALLACE - says 1st time in your lives a national candidate will say what you want to hear. Will take every Communist out of defense plants in US. Both ptys. have "Kowtowed" to every anarchist group. Will give moral support to all law enforcement groups. Speaks of law and order. If gun control enforced, bad folks will have guns and good folks won't.] Heckler taken out. Wallace repeats message. Last location shown is Knoxville, Tennessee.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Murphy, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank

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