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Ball Resigns / Humphrey Campaign #199840

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1968
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(Studio) United States United Nations Americans George Ball resigns to work for Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President Johnson reports news to reporters Stresses reason was President pols. [BALL - says Nixon doesn't have qualities to be United States President Polls show him leading but has great confidence in Americans] Jump into pols. gives shot in arm to Vice President's campaign. Ball is ex-law partner of Adlai Stevenson and is dove. Hoped he can win dissident Democrats back.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Johnson names editor "Washington Post", J. Russell Wiggins, 64, as successor. He's past President of American Society of Newspaper Eds.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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