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Minority Presidential Candidates #280

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1968
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(Studio) Report on minor President candidates.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(No Location Given) Comedian Dick Gregory's name to appear on ballot in 5 states under Peace and Freedom Party Running-mate in 3 states is controversial attorney, Mark Lane. [GREGORY - tells of civil rights progress.] Black Panther leader and author of "Soul On Ice", Eldridge, Cleaver, runs on Peace and Freedom ticket in 5 states. Disqualified in 2 states due to age. [CLEAVER - cites whites who are making break from Democrat and Republican ptys.] Socialist Labor Party candidate is Henning A. Blomen. Name on ballot in 13 states. [BLOMEN - speaks of economy] Socialist Workers Party candidate is Fred Halstead Actress Vanessa Redgrave endorses Halstead. Film clip shown. On ballot in 19 states. Against capitalism and Vietnam war. [HALSTEAD - says we'll end war. If that's revolution, make most of it.] Communist Party candidate is black Charlene Mitchell. On ballot in 2 states. Minority ptys. want end to war and racial injustice. Prohibition Party candidate is Earle H. Munn.
REPORTER: Marlene Sanders

(Studio) In 1964, minority candidates polled .4 of 1%.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Sanders, Marlene;
Smith, Howard K.

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