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Wallace Vote / President / Kennedy / Reactions #232

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 24, 1968
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(Studio) Johnson doesn't think President election will be decided by House George Wallace could prevent other candidates from getting major Democrats and Republicans concerned with regard to size of Wallace vote. Senator Edward Kennedy pleads with voters to repudiate Wallace.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New Bedford, Massachusetts) [KENNEDY - says those for 3rd party don't hate fellow Americans, don't want to tear down Const. or for extremists to choose President They're decent people who want to make American better. This support would lift haters and wreckers to high positions. Suspicion and repression could attack our insts. and curb our liberties. Result would be more division and violence. Nothing could be further from 2 brothers' principles than 3rd party President Kennedy upheld Const. and laws. Wallace defies them. Kennedy defended American against extremists. Wallace in league with them. Kennedy sought voter regis. for all; Wallace would repeal it. Robert Kennedy for race reconciliation; Wallace for division and suppression. Elected under slogan "segregation forever". Brothers stood for dignity of man. Wallace movement must be repudiated. Stain of hate must be cleansed from American life.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(NYC) [WALLACE - says Kennedy has right to speak piece. Others have asked people to repudiate us.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) General Curtis LeMay tells Connecticut group that Kennedy entitled to opinion but always heard shouldn't say anything about someone if couldn't say anything good. Denies 3rd party led by extremists.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank

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