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Campaign 1976 / Hubert H. Humphrey #241686

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 1975
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(Studio) Senator Hubert H. Humphrey's autobiography coming out in February 1976.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Minnesota State Fair) Humphrey campaigning. Best known Democrat except for Senator Edward Kennedy.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Waverly, Minnesota) [HUMPHREY - says won't run in primaries. Would run if convention deadlocked and asked to run.] 1968 film shown. [HUMPHREY - shall seek president nomination.] Vice President supported President Johnson's war and many didn't want Vice President to forget it. Scenes shown from Democratic Convention violence. Humphrey heckled a lot in `68 campaign. Nixon won narrow victory. [HUMPHREY - says came to conclusion in `68 that we should get out of Vietnam but didn't want to undermine peace talks.] Humphrey shown campaigning in `72. Senator George McGovern's victory in California dashed HHH hopes. WCCO-TV film shown. HHH loves to campaign. [HUMPHREY - says moved when people ask him to run.] [WOMAN - tells him to run; hopes he wins.] Chances nomination could be handed to him.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Mudd, Roger;
Plante, Bill

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