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Republican Presidential Candidate #199529

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 09, 1968
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(Studio) Republican Presidential candidate, Richard Nixon says he nominated Maryland Governor Spiro T. Agnew as Vice President due to his experience in local government
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Miami, Florida) [NIXON - says got 6 hrs. sleep in 2 days.] Nixon held news conference in Eden Roc hotel. [NIXON - says President Johnson called and asked him and Agnew to visit ranch after leaving Miami. We'll be briefed regularly during campaign. Says Johnson and he have mutual respect. Like to call on him and pay respects.]
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

(Studio) Nixon talked and sang to reporters
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Miami, Florida) Nixon happy and relaxed. Dedicates "Home On The Range" to LBJ and plays it on piano and sings it. [NIXON - says Agnew's obscurity would have bothered him 15 years ago. He can become known overnight by "tube".] Nixon disdains panel broadcasts like: "Face The Nation" and "Meet The Press". He'll use talk shows, commercials, television debate with Democratic candidates during campaign.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

Kuralt, Charles;
Wallace, Mike

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