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Democratic Convention / Reform Ideas / Candidates #199241

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 1968
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(Studio) Democratic candidates speak about streamlining Democratic Convention Senator George McGovern sent telegram to party chairperson, John Bailey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [MCGOVERN - recommends floor demonstrations for nominees be ended. Not needed for committee to get candidates and tell them they're wanted in hall; candidates watched events on TV. Americans tired of hoopla. They're interested in issues and nominations.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Senator Eugene McCarthy wants new approach.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [MCCARTHY - says should do away with demonstrations rather than put time limit on them. Talks about doing something informative for viewers.]
REPORTER: Bob Gregory

(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey says convention should spend more time on substantive matters rather than frills, and convention should be open.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Gregory, Bob

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