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Convention / Humphrey - Muskie #199448

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1968
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(Convention Hall) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey begins putting Democratic Party back together after floor fights and street demonstrations disrupted convention Won on 1st ballot.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) [HUMPHREY - recommends Vice President post for Senator Edmund Muskie.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Convention Hall) Muskie, 54, in Senate since 1959, is Catholic of Polish descent. Muskie nominated Humphrey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Convention Hall) [MUSKIE - says sometimes in debate on Vietnam, differences overstressed and wide areas of agreement ignored. No responsible leader wants unilateral withdrawal; no 1 wants war escalation. All seek negotiated political settlement.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Convention Hall) Muskie speak on Vietnam Weds. afternoon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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