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McKeithen / Humphrey #199897

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1968
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(Studio) Louisiana Governor John McKeithen announces change of heart with regard to Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baton Rouge, Louisiana) [MCKEITHEN - says he cannot support the Vice President in President bid. Advised Vice President of his position prior to nomination. One of philosophical differences was Vice President asserting President Dwight D. Eisenhower's greatest contribution was in appointing Earl Warren as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Considers that appointment one of worst made in history. Court under Warren has done more to weaken the Constitution and dilute meaning of democracy, especially with regard to law and order.]

(Studio) Vice President had no comment. He planned campaign strategy and celebrated 32nd anniversary at Waverly, Minnesota home.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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