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Humphrey Speech / Vietnam / Tennessee / White House / McCarthy #197831

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) Spokesperson for Ho Chi Minh says North Vietnam wouldn't accept Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey's terms for end to bombing of North Vietnam. Vice President says he'd halt bombing if Communists showed evidence of restoring DMZ. North Vietnam representative in Paris saw nothing new in proposal. Vice President concentrates on campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nashville, Tennessee) Vice President visits Cntry. Music Hall of Fame. Appears in Memorial Sq. to vie for Tennessee's 11 votes. Nixon had state in 1960; Johnson had it in 1964. Signs shown. [HUMPHREY - says gave plan for peace; wants to hear from opposition.] George Wallace popular here. [HUMPHREY - says Alabama hsewives. pay highest sales tax in US. Wages for workers in Alabama 3rd lowest in nation. Only 2 states pay less per pupil than Alabama does for education. If that's what you want, vote for it.] In speech in Knoxville, Tennessee, Humphrey refers to Wallace as apostle of hate and racism.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) White House says candidates should speak out on all issues. Senator Eugene McCarthy may comment on speech later.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton

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