CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 17, 1968
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(Studio) George Wallace comments on defeat in president election, future of 3rd party movement
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Montgomery, Alabama) Hdq. of 3rd party of right shown. [Telephone OPERATOR - takes calls.] Staff of 300 reduced to 25. Future political campaigns considered. [WALLACE - hopes Richard Nixon administration can solve such problems as race relations, law and order. Pleased there was clear cut victory in election.] Wallace staff believes there will be another race for Wallace. American Independent Party future considered. [Staff MAN - cites unrest at San Francisco State College.] [2nd Staff MAN - believes public wants some action. Cites Nixon vote as law and order mandate.] [3rd Staff MAN - notes similarity of Nixon, George Wallace stances.] [WALLACE - believes movement intact; will be around.] Oblivion said not Wallace style.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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