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Republican National Convention / Nixon #199490

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 1968
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(Studio) Platform to be presented tonight at convention Delegate support sought by candidates. Washington Governor Dan. Evans endorses Nelson Rockefeller, but feels Nixon will win. California Governor Ronald Reagan wins support of North Carolina delegation chairperson, Representative James Gardner. Report from Nixon headquarters
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami Beach, Florida) Nixon met delegates in 6 regional caucuses. Nixon lost some South votes to Reagan. Some South supporters want Reagan to be Vice President Nixon says his Vice President choice wouldn't be unacceptable to South Nixon aides say Rockefeller using South's liking for Reagan to win prize for self. New Jersey Nixon supporters pressure Senator Clifford Case to withdraw favorite son candidacy. Mr. and Mrs. Nixon meet delegates at reception. Nixon looks and sounds confident.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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