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Humphrey-Nixon Meeting / Muskie / Agnew #198698

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Senator Edmund Muskie confer with Richard Nixon enrte. to Virgin Island vacation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Opa-Locka, Florida) [NIXON - delighted their plane came through Florida. John F. Kennedy called on him when lost 1960 election. Talked about campaign and future problems. Vice President offered aid in matters of national interest, as did Muskie. United States must be united. Look forward to calling on Vice President for his advice and aid.] [HUMPHREY - says Nixon shared thoughts with him during his administration Wants Nixon's President to be effective. If he succeeds, we all succeed. Volunteered his aid. Healthy 2 party system needed.] [MUSKIE - says meeting's theme well-struck. In ME, we don't say anything that doesn't improve on silence.] [NIXON - wishes them the best and says goodbye.] Nixon and advisors discussed possibility of giving Humphrey ambassador post. Nixon pursues bipartisan unity.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Vice President-elect, Spiro Agnew, arrives in Florida later.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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Plante, Bill

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