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Nixon - Agnew Campaign / Illinois / Wisconsin / Police #199932

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1968
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(Studio) Republican candidate, Richard Nixon, sets out on campaign trail.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) Crowd orderly. Nixon stands on top of car in motorcade among confetti. Nixon will concentrate on afternoon motorcade rather than night rallies. Telethon helped raise his popularity 10% in OR. Aides say they regret main issue is law and order and deny today's appearance meant for comparison with last week's events.

(Chicago, Illinois) Illinois 1 of key states, as in California, Texas and Pennsylvania. Nixon needs them to win. Lost all but California in 1960. Nixon already written off deep South to George Wallace.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Oshkosh, WI) Vice Presidential candidate, Spiro Agnew, begins campaign. [AGNEW - says words "law and order" will ring through campaign. Ea. of us will hear them differently.] Campaign goes to Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Washington, DC and New Jersey.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) 1 motorcycle cop in Chicago asked crowd to move back to the curb, "pretty please".
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Hart, John;
Morton, Bruce;
Plante, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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