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Nixon / Vice President / Halt #197978

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 18, 1968
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(Studio) Richard Nixon hopes war may be ended by January 20. Says new leadership needed to keep American out of future wars. Meets with campaign workers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Supposed to speak at armory; decided not to risk hecklers. Speaks to New England Republican leaders Young Democrats criticize Nixon's refusal to debate. [NIXON - says if you don't like what he (Vice President Humphrey) says 1 minute, ask him again later. Vice President is a debate.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Rochester, New York) Nixon endorses bombing halt if it's President Johnson's decision. [NIXON - says let's give him chance to bring war to honorable end. We have 1 President at a time.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite Narrates

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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