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Nixon / Television Campaign #1887

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1968
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(Studio) Nixon television image in 1968 different than 1960 image.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(No Location Given) [SPKR. - tells the studio audience what to do when Nixon introd.] Rehearsal and real event shown. television defeated Nixon in 1960. [NIXON - says 1960 debate in which performance not up to par credited with President election loss. Has used media more. Must get message to TV crowd.] On television shows, 7 citizens grill Nixon. [NIXON - says television audiences think things are fixed. If questions hard, people know things aren't fixed.] Reporters not allowed to ask Nixon questions on live TV. Estimated $10 million to be spent on radio and TV. [NIXON - says end product is impression viewer gets.] Nixon mkts. self well.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank

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