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Humphrey Campaign / Crime / Mondale / Vietnam #199635

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1968
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(Studio) Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey says he'll deal firmly and urgently with crime if elected.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No Location Given) [HUMPHREY - says not time for fear mongering, slogans or empty promises. Wants order and justice. Extremists won't be allowed to have way. H. Rap Brown and Stokely Carmichael cited. Will create well-disciplined mobile units to stop civil disorders. Riots must be stopped. Welcome dissent but not destructive actions and violence.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Senator Walter Mondale, key Vice Presidential advisor, came out for Vietnam bombing halt during University Minnesota speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) [MONDALE - says hasn't seen government taking risks in trying to seek peace. Now is good time to stop bombing. Have to begin placing pressure on South Vietnam by reducing troops. Says he is what he believes; not spking. for Humphrey. Vice President running for President on his own. President doesn't have right (not saying he is) to tell Humphrey what his policies will be.]

(Studio) Humphrey spokesperson says Vice President stands on Democratic platform which calls for halt only with proper safeguards to protect United States troops in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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