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Commentary (First Lady) #34

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1968
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(Studio) Comment on Mrs. Nixon and Mrs. Humphrey.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Ideal 1st lady must be solace and comfort to President, attractive not alluring, good homemaker and mother, intelligent but not intellectual. Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Mrs. John F. Kennedy were opposites of these qualities. Other desired qualities cited. Mrs. Nixon playing companion role well but more like actress. Mrs. Humphrey's personality and convictions came on strong. She speaks for self. Both assets to husbands.
REPORTER: Marya Mannes

Mannes, Marya;
Reynolds, Frank

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