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Candidate Polls / Humphrey / Polls / Vietnam / Politics #199774

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1968
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(Studio) CBS news survey shows that if election held now, Nixon would get 333 electoral votes in 31 states; Wallace to get 39 with 4 states and Humphrey to get 36 with 4 states and DC. Other 11 states considered toss-up. Louis Harris poll shows Nixon with 39%, Humphrey with 31% and Wallace with 21%. Vice President Hubert
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

H. Humphrey speaks of recent polls and other things in BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) interview. [HUMPHREY - says we're coming up rather well in larger states. Ahead in Michigan, even in Texas with Nixon, ahead in North Carolina and Missouri, behind in WI. Feels encouraged.] Film made for BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) in Toledo, Ohio, WTOL-TV. [HUMPHREY - says in 1969 we'll be able to reduce number American forces in Vietnam without jeopardizing Vietnam security. If European friends would join us in calling North Vietnam for cease-fire, we could get on with peace. Nixon resisted almost all social changes in US; cites them. Says he looks to future. Nixon is cold war warrior. Says he is progressive and liberal. feels our best security comes from international cooperation.]

Cronkite, Walter

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