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Campaign `72 / Nixon and Youth Vote #21923

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1972
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(Studio) Democrats and Republicans launch drives to enlist support of young voters.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Young people, in word association interviews, describe Nixon as not much, racist, out, deceptive, don't like him at all, I wouldn't vote for him, I hate him, and hope not.] Young Voters for the President establish headquarters near White House They say young, vociferous McGovern supporters do not representative massive new youth vote. Assemble nation-wide army of 100,000 volunteers to carry out registration drive. [Committee's. issue man, Ken SMITH - guides field representatives on answers to questions by phone. Tells a rep. to run positive campaign on the issues.] [Director, Ken RIETZ - directs professional low-key campaign. Cites Gallop, Harris polls on youth vote.] [More young people associate Nixon with good, hope he gets another try.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.

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