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Johnson / Presidential Race #197852

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1968
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(Studio) President Johnson endorses Hubert Humphrey-Edmund Muskie ticket and criticizes George Wallace,Richard Nixon in speech prepared for nation-wide radio tonight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [JOHNSON - doesn't think many will be beguiled that order achieved by empty rhetoric and appeal to emotions. People know record of Humphrey and Nixon. They know Nixon was 1 who cast vote that killed aid to education while he was Vice President; he was 1 who said Medicare more harmful than good and he speaks for Republican Party He's against nuclear non-proliferation treaty. Says he picked Humphrey to be Vice President because he was best qualified to be prep. if he didn't serve out term. 1/3 of 20th Century President didn't end terms. Muskie fit in all ways to serve as close to President]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Reasoner, Harry

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