CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1968
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(Studio) Analysis of political convention and elections.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Representative Gerald Ford fears neither Nixon nor Humphrey will get major of electoral college vote. Senator Gaylord Nelson files bill for commission to study convention system in lieu of national primary. Latter would be complicated and costly. Average convention representative more educated and sophisticated about candidates and issues than average voter. Many President elected with electoral major and minority popular vote.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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