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Humphrey / Agnew #199554

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1968
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(Studio) Film ready for Humphrey - Agnew story.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Agnew launches sharpest personal attack of campaign at conference after lunch with Republican Senators [AGNEW - says will offer some political and economy alts. in Vietnam but won't be squishy-soft on crime and inflation fight. Nixon (SIC) casting self in role of Neville Chamberlain. Corrects self to say Humphrey. Nixon would play role of Winston Churchill. Vice President trying to recapture people in his party who were dissatisfied with convention He can't do it because differences too great. His last statement shows malleability. Says he is a counter-puncher. Can't kick his team in groin and expect him to smile about it.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Reasoner, Harry

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