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Nixon Campaign / Missouri #1897

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1968
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(Studio) Reports say Richard Nixon attacks against Vice President Humphrey to intensify. Says Vice President's years most violent of American people.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Nixon greets youths; 3,500 Mississippi jrs. and srs. there for question and answer session. [STUDENT - asks Nixon how he intends to pursue war to just and honorable peace.] [NIXON - says if candidate says if negotiations break down, he makes sure they break down.] Other questions on draft, civil disorders and gold drain. [NIXON - says has communicated with young all over world. Knows what new generation wants.] Democrats forfeited some young in Chicago and Wallace only has limited appeal. Nixon suddenly acceptable to youth.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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