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Campaign Styles / Nixon / Humphrey #182

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 21, 1968
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(Studio) Report on political campaigns according to styles. Reporters change jobs.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No Location Given) Richard Nixon's style seems mechanical compared to freewheeling Hubert Humphrey style. Speeches never vary and gestures look rehearsed. Audiences are mostly white middle-class who want to hear that change of government can solve problems. Nixon doesn't go into details in speeches. He whips up enthusiasm with bands, girls and balloons. Stepping up last 2 weeks of campaign. Looks like man who already has job.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(No Location Given) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey runs at fast pace. Campaign not organization He's wrapped self in Democrat banner and seeks haven in traditional Democrat strongholds. He's man reborn with minorities, elderly and workers. He believes people will decide he's their last best hope.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Cioffi, Lou;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank

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