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Kennedy / Wallace / New York Rally #198086

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 24, 1968
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(Studio) Senator Edward Kennedy attacks George Wallace in speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New Bedford, Massachusetts) [KENNEDY - says 3rd party victory would lift haters and wreckers to high office. Force of repression and suspicion could attack our insts. and restrict liberties. President John F. Kennedy defs. American against extremists; Wallace with them. President fought for legislature for all to vote; Wallace would repeal it. Robert F. Kennedy stood for race reconciliation; Wallace for division and suppression. Elected on slogan "Segregation Forever". Brothers believed in dignity of man. How can their supporters be for Wallace?]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Durham, North Carolina) [WALLACE - says they haven't done such good job at reconciliation. Says pay no attention to what pols. say about him. Kennedy wrong.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) 5,000 to protest Wallace's rally in Madison Square Garden. Democratic Senator candidate, Paul O'Dwyer, organized protest. Says Wallace has no place in city or state.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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