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Campaign `72 / Nixon News Conference #18274

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 05, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon busy with duties, not campaigning, but increase harder to tell the difference between 2. Holds news conference
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Nixon alludes to progress in Vietnam peace talks. Says bombing will continue until settlement reached. Says others (Lyndon Johnson) made great mistake by halting bombing. Plans property tax relief proposal, no income tax increase Calls for investigation of US-Soviet wheat deal scandal. Says FBI investigated Watergate caper. Cautions against overconfidence because of his strong lead in election polls. Refuses to be drawn into debate with McGovern.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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