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Wallace-Lemay / Nuclear Weapons #314

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1968
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(Studio) George Wallace names retired Air Force Chief of Staff, General Curtis LeMay as running-mate.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) LeMay confirms he had once turned Wallace down. [LEMAY - says to military man, nuclear weapons just another weapon. If get in war, get it over with soon and use force necessary to stop it. World won't end if nuclear weapon exploded. Nuclear weapons not necessary in Vietnam. If necessary to end war, would use anything.] [WALLACE - explains to "Los Angeles Times" reporter Jack Nelson that LeMay said he'd prefer not to use any weapon, but if necessary he would.] [LEMAY - says knows he'll come out of campaign with misquotes. Will be lucky if he doesn't appear as drooling idiot whose only solution is to drop atomic bombs. Hopes we can stay out of war.] Wallace proposes military victory in Vietnam if peace talks fail.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Candidates go to Indianapolis for rally and then to Toledo.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jarriel, Tom;
Reynolds, Frank

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