ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 15, 1969
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(Studio) President-elect Nixon aimed campaign at silent major-moderate Americans Support came from conservatives who weren't sure of George Wallace. Left wing politics determines support from conservatives in next 4 years
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) For every force, there is opposite reaction. Left stirs up right. [United Klans American Robert SHELTON - American realizes what Wallace said 10 years ago makes sense today.] [Nelson Bunker HUNT - people want alternative from riots that national ptys. don't give.] [Governor Lester MADDOX - says emphasis on criminal, not law-abiding citizens.] [Radio Commentator Dan SMOOT - Communists stir up trouble, so they may take over by promising law and order.] [Conservative Soc. American Kent COURTNEY - rioting and burning of cities by Communist influences awakens people to Communist threat.] 3rd party converts come from national dissension with lawlessness. What Nixon does in next mos. determines what Wallace will do.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
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