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Possible Nixon Staff #198138

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1968
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(Studio) Report on possible White House team.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Aboard Plane) If Richard Nixon wins, will be ptly. due to communicator, Marvin Sneed, who is radio shack operator. Nixon can reach anyone anytime. Dwight Chapin, 27, graduate of J. Walter Thompson advertising agency is Nixon's personal aide. Pat Nixon shares staff section during flight. Nixon stays secluded. Ron Ziegler, 29, also of Thompson agency. Pat Buchanan, 27, is speechwriter. [BUCHANAN - says after people see new direction, they'll want to join effort.] Bill Safire is public relations man who writes speeches. He met Nixon during "kitchen debate" with Nikita Khrushchev. Leading writers are James Keogh, on leave from "Time" Ray Price used to write editorials for "Herald Tribune"; he endorsed LBJ in 1964. [PRICE - speaks of dimensions of Nixon that public doesn't see.] Personal secretary and confidant is Rosemary Woods. Bob Haldeman is chief of staff. Frank Shakespeare is network Vice President on leave from CBS. California Lieutenant Governor Robert Finch is 1 of Nixon's personal friends. All influence policy but

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:07:10

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