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Eisenhower Health / Nixon #199488

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 1968
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Pall over convention due to ex-President Dwight D. Eisenhower suffering 6th heart attack. He called for 1968 victory last night in taped convention speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Prognosis guarded. Chest pains struck at 6:15 a.m. He's resting painlessly; vital signs stable. Son, John, flies in from convention [J. EISENHOWER - says he's sleeping now. Will come back later for visit and talk pols. Mother in room with him most of time. To stay here as long as needed.] Doctors doubt that speech related to attack.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(Studio) Ex-Vice President Richard Nixon commented on Eisenhower attack.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) [NIXON - says Eisenhower strong and will see this through, too. He wants to be present at inaugural ball.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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