CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 14, 1968
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(Studio) Democratic group holds planning session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Atlanta, Georgia) Democratic party leaders from Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia meet to plot S. strategy for Democratic Convention Mtg. closed. [Georgia Democratic Chairperson James GRAY - cites Govs. John Connally, Buford Ellington, John McKeithen, Bob McNair, Carl Sanders, Terry Sanford and George Smathers as possible Vice President nominees.] Georgia Governor Lester Maddox' name left off. [GRAY - says Maddox hasn't said anything so he'd be presuming if he speak for him.] [SPKR. - says Humphrey-McCarthy ticket would be unpalatable to South] George Wallace may carry South anyway.
REPORTER: Hughes Rudd
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