CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 13, 1968
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(Studio) Eric Sevareid analyzes Republican and Democratic conventions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Nixon will be hard to beat no matter who Democratic candidate is. Some of pro-Rockefeller youth and minority groups for Humphrey; some for McCarthy. Robinson rptdly. will support Humphrey. Will be struggle re: UN plank and credentials of 6 state delegations. Anti-Humphrey forces to contest election of Representative Carl Albert as convention permanent chairperson Rumored Johnson will be drafted; most close to him feel he won't. Not known if he'll attend convention Rules being considered for stream-line convention Sargent Shriver being looked at as Vice President choice for Humphrey. May be favorable break soon in peace talks.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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